Vote — Feb 12, 2016 11:49 a.m.
Rep. Poe [R-TX2]: Yea
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Representative from Texas’s 2nd District, Republican
Poe, a Republican, has been the representative for Texas's 2nd congressional district since Jan 4, 2005 (next election in 2016) (map).
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:
Poe sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Crime and Law Enforcement (27%) International Affairs (23%) Immigration (15%) Energy (10%) Taxation (8%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%) Emergency Management (3%)
Some of Poe’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2005 to Feb 2016, Poe missed 300 of 8,340 roll call votes, which is 3.6%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% 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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