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Rep. Veronica Escobar

Representative for Texas’s 16th District

pronounced ver-AW-ni-kuh // ESS-kuh-bar

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.

Photo of Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX16]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

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 liberal–conservative 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 Jul 19, 2019. See full analysis methodology.

Committee Membership

Veronica Escobar sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Escobar sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Immigration (100%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Escobar voted Yea

Escobar voted Nay

Passed 300/128 on Feb 14, 2019.

This bill, in its final form, funded the parts of the federal government whose funding was to lapse on February 15, 2019. On December 22, ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Jul 2019, Escobar missed 2 of 496 roll call votes, which is 0.4%. This is better than the median of 2.1% 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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