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Rep. Carlos Moorhead

Former Representative from California’s 27th District, Republican

Moorhead, a Republican, was the representative for California's 27th congressional district from 1993 to 1996.

He was previously the representative for California's 22nd congressional district (1975-1992); and the representative for California's 20th congressional district (1973-1974).

Photo of Rep. Carlos Moorhead [R-CA27, 1993-1996]


Our unique analysis of the bills Moorhead 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 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Moorhead is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Moorhead was the primary sponsor of 11 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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

Moorhead sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Law (22%) Government Operations and Politics (19%) Commerce (17%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%) Economics and Public Finance (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1973 to Sep 1996, Moorhead missed 398 of 13,012 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. This is on par with the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. 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: