Escobar is the representative for Texas’s 16th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. She has served since Jan 3, 2019. Escobar is next up for reelection in 2020 and serves until Jan 3, 2021.
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Read our 2019 Report Card for Escobar.
Escobar 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 Escobar has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Oct 16, 2020. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Veronica Escobar sits on the following committees:
Escobar sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Escobar’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 8599: To amend the United States-Mexico Border Health Commission Act, with respect to preparedness ...
- H.R. 8354: Servicemembers and Veterans Initiative Act of 2020
- H.R. 8269: Ask Veterans Act
- H.R. 8268: Honor Our Commitment Act of 2020
- H.Res. 1075: Commemorating one year since the domestic terror attack motivated by white supremacy occurred ...
- H.R. 7908: To designate the El Paso Community Healing Garden National Memorial located at 6900 ...
- H.R. 6533: Defeat Infant and Maternal Mortality Act
From Jan 2019 to Oct 2020, Escobar missed 12 of 919 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. 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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