Rep. Charles Wiggins

Former Representative from California’s 39th District, Republican

Wiggins, a Republican, was the representative for California's 39th congressional district from 1975 to 1978.

He was previously the representative for California's 25th congressional district (1967-1974).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Wiggins 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Wiggins is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Wiggins sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Law (43%) Private Legislation (30%) Crime and Law Enforcement (19%) Government Operations and Politics (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1967 to Oct 1978, Wiggins missed 1,046 of 5,461 roll call votes, which is 19.2%. This is much worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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