Rep. Ami Bera

Representative from California’s 7th District, Democrat

Bera, a Democrat, has been the representative for California's 7th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Bera for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Ami Bera sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bera sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (33%) Immigration (33%) Taxation (33%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Bera’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
No H.Res. 546: Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 22) to authorize funds for Federal-aid ...
Dec 3, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 308: Keep the Promise Act of 2015
Nov 16, 2015. Failed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2013 to Dec 2016, Bera missed 24 of 2,506 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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