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Rep. Burt Talcott

Former Representative for California’s 16th District

Talcott, a Republican, was the representative for California's 16th congressional district from 1975 to 1976.

He was previously the representative for California's 12th congressional district (1963-1974).

Enacted Legislation

Talcott was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Talcott sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (19%) Labor and Employment (17%) Agriculture and Food (12%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Education (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Private Legislation (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1963 to Oct 1976, Talcott missed 581 of 4,546 roll call votes, which is 12.8%. This is worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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