Rep. Darrell Issa [R]

Representative from California’s 49th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2003-2016 Representative California's 49th District (map)
2001-2002 Representative California's 48th District

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Issa 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). Issa is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Darrell Issa sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Issa sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (47%) Commerce (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Immigration (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Health (8%) International Affairs (4%) Law (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2001 to Nov 2015, Issa missed 294 of 10,414 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 20 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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