Read our 2016 Report Card for Rohrabacher.
Our unique analysis of the bills Rohrabacher has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Rohrabacher is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Dana Rohrabacher sits on the following committees:
Rohrabacher was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 5382 (108th): Commercial Space Launch Amendments Act of 2004
- H.R. 2607 (106th): Commercial Space Transportation Competitiveness Act of 2000
- H.R. 1654 (106th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2000
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Rohrabacher sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
International Affairs (53%) Immigration (12%) Taxation (6%) Science, Technology, Communications (6%) Armed Forces and National Security (6%) Government Operations and Politics (6%) Crime and Law Enforcement (6%) Social Welfare (6%)
Some of Rohrabacher’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 565: To recognize that Christians and Yazidis in Iraq, Syria, Pakistan, Iran, and Libya ...
- H.R. 4752: Space Exploration, Development, and Settlement Act of 2016
- H.J.Res. 82: Relating to the disapproval of the proposed foreign military sale to the Government ...
- H.R. 4577: Expanding Employee Ownership Act of 2016
- H.Res. 574: Calling for a restoration of civil government in Thailand established by fair, free, ...
- H.Res. 563: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States and ...
- H.R. 4233: To eliminate an unused lighthouse reservation, provide management consistency by incorporating the rocks ...
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|Rohrabacher’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act ("H.R. 2048". , Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection ...
H.R. 83 (113th): Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015
Dec 11, 2014. Passed 219/206.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December 11, 2014 and by the Senate on December 13, 2014. The bill was originally introduced on January 3, 2013 by ...
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
H.R. 1947 (113th): Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Jun 20, 2013. Failed 195/234.
H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, and ...
From Jan 1989 to Jan 2017, Rohrabacher missed 617 of 17,855 roll call votes, which is 3.5%. This is worse than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- GPO Member Guide for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills