Read our 2020 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 3, 2017 to Feb 23, 2021. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Escobar was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
Does 1 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Escobar sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Escobar’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 8708 (116th): American Families United Act
- H.R. 8599 (116th): Binational Health Strategies Act of 2020
- H.R. 8354 (116th): Servicemembers and Veterans Initiative Act of 2020
- H.R. 8269 (116th): Ask Veterans Act
- H.R. 8268 (116th): Honor Our Commitment Act of 2020
- H.Res. 1075 (116th): Commemorating one year since the domestic terror attack motivated by white supremacy ...
- H.R. 7908 (116th): To designate the El Paso Community Healing Garden National Memorial located at ...
From Jan 2019 to Feb 2021, Escobar missed 12 of 991 roll call votes, which is 1.2%. This is better than the median of 2.0% 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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