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.
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Read our 2019 Report Card for Taylor.
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
Van Taylor sits on the following committees:
Taylor sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Emergency Management (100%)
Some of Taylor’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 8444: Vital STATS Act of 2020
- H.R. 7809: HOPE Act of 2020
- H.R. 7603: Improving Congressional Oversight of CFIUS Determinations Act
- H.R. 5394: Strengthening State and Local Cybersecurity Defenses Act
- H.R. 4677: Dual Credit Innovation Act
- H.R. 3938: Gold Star Children Act
- H.R. 3246: Traveling Parents Screening Consistency Act of 2019
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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