Rep. Trent Franks

Arizona - District 8

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2013-2015 Representative,
Arizona's 8th District
2003-2013 Representative,
Arizona's 2nd District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Franks is a far-right Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Franks’s bills have had a total of 564 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Franks to other members of the House of Representatives on leadership and ideology.

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Committee Membership

Trent Franks sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 2003 to Apr 2014, Franks missed 173 of 8,390 roll call votes, which is 2.1%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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