Rep. Brad Sherman [D]

Representative from California’s 30th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2013-2016 Representative California's 30th District (map)
2003-2012 Representative California's 27th District
1997-2002 Representative California's 24th District

2014 Report Card

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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 (32%) Finance and Financial Sector (21%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (16%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Labor and Employment (11%) Immigration (11%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1997 to Nov 2015, Sherman missed 146 of 12,815 roll call votes, which is 1.1%. This is better than the median of 2.2% 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.

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Primary Sources

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