Sen. Barbara Boxer

Senator from California


Junior Senator

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1993-2016 Senator California
1983-1992 Representative California's 6th District

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2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Boxer has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Boxer is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Barbara Boxer sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Feb 1993 to Mar 2015, Boxer missed 288 of 7,468 roll call votes, which is 3.9%. This is worse than the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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