Rep. Calvin “Cal” Dooley [D]

Former Representative from California’s 20th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1993-2004 Representative California's 20th District
1991-1992 Representative California's 17th District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Dooley 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 2004. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Dooley is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Dooley sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (20%) Law (18%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Agriculture and Food (12%) Commerce (10%) Social Welfare (8%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1991 to Dec 2004, Dooley missed 455 of 8,012 roll call votes, which is 5.7%. This is much worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2004. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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