Rep. David Valadao

Representative from California’s 21st District, Republican

Valadao, a Republican, has been the representative for California's 21st congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).



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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Valadao for more statistics.

Committee Membership

David Valadao sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Valadao sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Water Resources Development (56%) Crime and Law Enforcement (22%) Taxation (22%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2013 to Sep 2016, Valadao missed 14 of 2,465 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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