Hamburg was the representative for California’s 1st congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1993 to 1994.
Hamburg is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1994 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Hamburg sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1989 to Nov 29, 1994. See full analysis methodology.
Hamburg sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Water Resources Development (19%) Government Operations and Politics (19%) Animals (12%) Emergency Management (12%) Environmental Protection (12%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (12%) Commerce (8%) Economics and Public Finance (8%)
Recently Introduced Bills
Hamburg recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.R. 4925 (103rd): To extend for one year the authority of the Bureau of Reclamation …
- H.R. 4481 (103rd): National Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Act of 1994
- H.R. 4408 (103rd): Russian River Fisheries and Riverbed Restoration Act
- H.R. 4309 (103rd): To require a local hiring preference for certain defense contracts and subcontracts …
- H.R. 3972 (103rd): To designate the visitors center at Warm Springs Dam, California, as the …
- H.R. 2866 (103rd): Headwaters Forest Act
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jan 1993 to Nov 1994, Hamburg missed 32 of 1,122 roll call votes, which is 2.9%. This is on par with the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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