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Representative from California’s 28th District, Democrat
Schiff, a Democrat, has been the representative for California's 28th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).
He was previously the representative for California's 29th congressional district (2003-2012); and the representative for California's 27th congressional district (2001-2002).
Our unique analysis of the bills Schiff 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). Schiff is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Adam Schiff sits on the following committees:
Schiff sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Crime and Law Enforcement (29%) International Affairs (18%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Immigration (6%) Emergency Management (6%) Law (6%)
Some of Schiff’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2001 to Feb 2016, Schiff missed 128 of 10,545 roll call votes, which is 1.2%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 25 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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