Rep. Charles Wilson

Former Representative from California’s 31st District, Democrat

Wilson, a Democrat, was the representative for California's 31st congressional district from 1963 to 1980.


Our unique analysis of the bills Wilson 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 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Wilson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Wilson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (36%) Health (12%) Labor and Employment (11%) Social Welfare (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Education (8%) Immigration (7%) Taxation (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1963 to Dec 1980, Wilson missed 2,193 of 7,362 roll call votes, which is 29.8%. This is much worse than the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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