Rep. Barbara Lee [D]

Representative from California’s 13th District

Elected Positions:

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

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

Issue Areas

Lee sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (30%) Health (21%) Social Welfare (12%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (7%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%) Families (6%) Taxation (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Apr 1998 to Oct 2015, Lee missed 428 of 11,966 roll call votes, which is 3.6%. 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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