Rep. Diane Watson

Former Representative from California's 33rd District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2003-2010 Representative,
California's 33rd District
2001-2002 Representative,
California's 32nd District

See Also: Watson's Official Website | OpenSecrets | VoteSmart | Bioguide | C-SPAN


Sponsorship Analysis

Watson was a far-left Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Watson’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Watson’s bills had a total of 1,025 cosponsors in the 111th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Watson to other members of the House of Representatives in the 111th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jun 2001 to Dec 2010, Watson missed 416 of 6,808 roll call votes, which is 6.1%. This is worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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Recent Legislative Activity