Rep. Alan Lowenthal

Representative from California’s 47th District, Democrat

Lowenthal, a Democrat, has been the representative for California's 47th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Our unique analysis of the bills Lowenthal 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). Lowenthal is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Lowenthal for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Alan Lowenthal sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Lowenthal sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (35%) Energy (15%) Taxation (12%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Animals (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2013 to Sep 2016, Lowenthal missed 26 of 2,481 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. 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.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: