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Sen. Alejandro “Alex” Padilla

Senator for California


Padilla is the junior senator from California and is a Democrat. He has served since Jan 20, 2021. Padilla is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.

Padilla has cosponsored 1 bills introduced in the current Congress by Republican legislators who fomented the terrorist attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021 by calling for entire states to be disenfranchised in the 2020 presidential election.
Photo of Sen. Alejandro “Alex” Padilla [D-CA]

Committee Membership

Alejandro “Alex” Padilla sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Missed Votes

From Jan 2021 to Jun 2021, Padilla missed 0 of 240 roll call votes, which is 0.0%. This is better than the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators 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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