Rep. Brian Bilbray [R]

Former Representative from California’s 50th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2006-2012 Representative California's 50th District
1995-2000 Representative California's 49th District

Sponsorship Analysis

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)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bilbray sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (28%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (25%) Taxation (14%) Energy (11%) Sports and Recreation (6%) Armed Forces and National Security (6%) Environmental Protection (6%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

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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Primary Sources

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