Our unique analysis of the bills Poe has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Poe is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Poe for more statistics.
Ted Poe sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Foreign Affairs
House Committee on the Judiciary
- Member, Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
- Member, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations
Poe sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Crime and Law Enforcement (30%) International Affairs (25%) Immigration (12%) Energy (11%) Taxation (8%) Government Operations and Politics (6%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (5%) Armed Forces and National Security (4%)
Some of Poe’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5809: Back the Blue Act of 2016
- H.R. 5422: To ensure funding for the National Human Trafficking Hotline, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 5321: Stopping Mass Hacking Act
- H.R. 5208: North Korea State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation Act of 2016
- H.R. 5185: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for disclosure for ...
- H.Res. 660: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives to support the territorial integrity ...
- H.Res. 658: Condemning in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks in Brussels on March 22, ...
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From Jan 2005 to Jul 2016, Poe missed 400 of 8,736 roll call votes, which is 4.6%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 107 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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