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Rep. Van Taylor

Representative for Texas’s 3rd District

pronounced van // TAY-ler

Taylor is the representative for Texas’s 3rd congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 3, 2019. Taylor is next up for reelection in 2020 and serves until Jan 3, 2021.

Voting Information

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Photo of Rep. Van Taylor [R-TX3]


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2019 Report Card for Taylor.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Taylor is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Taylor has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Oct 27, 2020. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 0%

Committee Membership

Van Taylor sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Taylor sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Emergency Management (100%)

Recent Bills

Some of Taylor’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Taylor voted Nay

Taylor voted Nay

Passed 329/73 on Sep 17, 2020.

Taylor voted Nay

Passed 373/45 on Feb 5, 2020.

Taylor voted Nay

Taylor voted Nay

Taylor voted No

Passed 260/165 on Dec 11, 2019.

Taylor voted Nay

Taylor voted Yea

Taylor voted Nay

Passed 329/56 on Apr 8, 2019.

Taylor voted Nay

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Oct 2020, Taylor missed 6 of 919 roll call votes, which is 0.7%. 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.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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