Rep. Barbara Lee

Representative from California’s 13th District


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
2013-2016 Representative California's 13th District
1998-2012 Representative California's 9th District

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2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Lee has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Lee is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Barbara Lee sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Apr 1998 to Mar 2015, Lee missed 406 of 11,578 roll call votes, which is 3.5%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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Recent Legislative Activity


H.R. 1706: To provide for the overall health and well-being of young people, including the promotion of comprehensive sexual health and healthy relationships, the reduction of unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV,

Sponsor: Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA13]

This bill was referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and House Committee on Energy and Commerce which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.

5 cosponsors are on those committees.

Mar 26, 2015