Rep. Brad Sherman

Representative from California’s 30th District, Democrat

Sherman, a Democrat, has been the representative for California's 30th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for California's 27th congressional district (2003-2012); and the representative for California's 24th congressional district (1997-2002).

Photo

2015 Report Card

Read our 2015 Report Card for Sherman »

Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Brad Sherman sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Sherman sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (50%) Finance and Financial Sector (33%) Immigration (17%)

Recent Bills

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

View All » (including bills from previous years)

Voting Record

From Jan 1997 to Apr 2016, Sherman missed 149 of 13,055 roll call votes, which is 1.1%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 31 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

Show the numbers...

Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: