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Rep. Andrew Hinshaw

Former Representative for California’s 40th District

Hinshaw, a Republican, was the representative for California's 40th congressional district from 1975 to 1976.

He was previously the representative for California's 39th congressional district (1973-1974).


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Hinshaw is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1976 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Hinshaw sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hinshaw sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (50%) Armed Forces and National Security (28%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%) Private Legislation (6%) Labor and Employment (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1973 to Oct 1976, Hinshaw missed 1,012 of 2,351 roll call votes, which is 43.0%. This is much worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. 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: