Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2013
Rep. Brian Bilbray [R-CA50, 2006-2012] leaves office as Representative for California's 50th congressional district.
Former Representative from California’s 50th District, Republican
Bilbray, a Republican, was the representative for California's 50th congressional district from 2006 to 2012.
He was previously the representative for California's 49th congressional district (1995-2000).
Our unique analysis of the bills Bilbray sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bilbray is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Bilbray sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (28%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (25%) Taxation (14%) Energy (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%) Science, Technology, Communications (6%) Sports and Recreation (6%) Armed Forces and National Security (6%)
Some of Bilbray’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1995 to Jan 2013, Bilbray missed 387 of 9,165 roll call votes, which is 4.2%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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