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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)
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 (28%) International Affairs (26%) Immigration (14%) Energy (10%) Taxation (8%) Government Operations and Politics (6%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (5%) Emergency Management (3%)
Some of Poe’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- 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, ...
- H.Res. 650: Providing for the safety and security of the Iranian dissidents living in Camp ...
- H.R. 4602: Justice for All Reauthorization Act of 2016
- H.R. 4503: Fair Treatment of Israel in Product Labeling Act of 2016
- H.R. 4197: State Refugee Security Act of 2015
- H.R. 4032: States’ Right of Refugee Refusal Act of 2015
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From Jan 2005 to Apr 2016, Poe missed 309 of 8,437 roll call votes, which is 3.7%. 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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