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Rep. Will Hurd

Representative from Texas’s 23rd District, Republican

Hurd, a Republican, is the representative for Texas's 23rd congressional district and has served since Jan 6, 2015 (next election in 2018) (map).

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Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for Hurd.

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Hurd has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hurd is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Will Hurd sits on the following committees:

Enacted Legislation

Hurd was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:

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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 about one third or more 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).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hurd sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (64%) International Affairs (21%) Immigration (14%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Hurd’s Vote Vote Description
No H.Res. 478: Providing for further consideration of the bill (H.R. 3219) making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, and for ...
Jul 27, 2017. Passed 230/196.
No H.R. 1628: American Health Care Act of 2017
May 4, 2017. Passed 217/213.
The American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA) was a leading proposal in the first half of 2017 by House Republicans to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare, but we'll abbreviate it ACA) and "defund" Planned Parenthood. It was also the vehicle ...
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
Nay H.R. 749: Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2015
Mar 4, 2015. Passed 316/101.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2015 to Jul 2017, Hurd missed 13 of 1,763 roll call votes, which is 0.7%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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