Lungren was the representative for California’s 3rd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 2005 to 2012.
He was previously the representative for California’s 42nd congressional district as a Republican from 1983 to 1988; and the representative for California’s 34th congressional district as a Republican from 1979 to 1982.
Lungren is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2013 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Lungren sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Lungren was the primary sponsor of 7 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 6336 (112th): To direct the Joint Committee on the Library to accept a statue depicting Frederick Douglass from the District of Columbia and to provide for the permanent display ...
- H.R. 4 (112th): Comprehensive 1099 Taxpayer Protection and Repayment of Exchange Subsidy Overpayments Act of 2011
- H.R. 144 (112th): Small Business Paperwork Mandate Elimination Act of 2011
- H.R. 7099 (110th): Drug Trafficking Vessel Interdiction Act of 2008
- H.R. 4954 (109th): SAFE Port Act
- H.J.Res. 438 (99th): A joint resolution to designate October 31, 1986, as “National Child Identification and Safety Information Day”.
- H.J.Res. 326 (99th): A joint resolution to designate November 1, 1985, as “National Philanthropy Day”.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Lungren sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Law (20%) Crime and Law Enforcement (18%) Taxation (12%) International Affairs (10%) Emergency Management (10%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Energy (8%)
Some of Lungren’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6622 (112th): Officer Safety Act of 2012
- H.Res. 790 (112th): Expressing support for designation of August 23 as Black Ribbon Day to ...
- H.R. 6336 (112th): To direct the Joint Committee on the Library to accept a statue ...
- H.R. 6197 (112th): Candidate Accountability Act
- H.Con.Res. 132 (112th): Providing funding to ensure the printing and production of the authorized number ...
- H.R. 6122 (112th): To revise the authority of the Librarian of Congress to accept gifts ...
- H.R. 5904 (112th): Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act
From Jan 1979 to Jan 2013, Lungren missed 347 of 11,174 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- @unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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
- Congressional Pictorial Directory for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills