Rep. Darrell Issa

Representative from California’s 49th District, Republican

Issa, a Republican, has been the representative for California's 49th congressional district since Jan 7, 2003 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for California's 48th congressional district (2001-2002).

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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)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Issa for more statistics.

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 (50%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (10%) Commerce (8%) Immigration (8%) International Affairs (5%) Health (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Issa’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 1731: National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015
Apr 23, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 1560: Protecting Cyber Networks Act
Apr 22, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2001 to Dec 2016, Issa missed 340 of 11,075 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% 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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