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Rep. Charles Pashayan Jr.

Former Representative for California’s 17th District

Pashayan was the representative for California’s 17th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1979 to 1990.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Pashayan is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1990 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Pashayan sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Pashayan was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was 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 at least about half 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

Pashayan sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Private Legislation (23%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (20%) Economics and Public Finance (17%) Agriculture and Food (10%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) Taxation (7%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%) Environmental Protection (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1979 to Oct 1990, Pashayan missed 474 of 5,727 roll call votes, which is 8.3%. This is worse than the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. 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: