Rep. Clair Burgener

Former Representative from California’s 43rd District, Republican

Burgener, a Republican, was the representative for California's 43rd congressional district from 1975 to 1982.

He was previously the representative for California's 42nd congressional district (1973-1974).


Our unique analysis of the bills Burgener 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 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Burgener is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Burgener sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Social Welfare (17%) Private Legislation (15%) Taxation (15%) Health (13%) Immigration (12%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%) Labor and Employment (10%) Water Resources Development (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Dec 1982, Burgener missed 581 of 5,979 roll call votes, which is 9.7%. This is on par with the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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