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Representative from California’s 6th District, Democrat
Matsui, a Democrat, has been the representative for California's 6th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).
She was previously the representative for California's 5th congressional district (2005-2012).
Our unique analysis of the bills Matsui has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Matsui is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Doris Matsui sits on the following committees:
Matsui sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Water Resources Development (28%) Science, Technology, Communications (21%) Health (16%) Transportation and Public Works (12%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (7%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%) Agriculture and Food (5%) Energy (5%)
Some of Matsui’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Mar 2005 to Feb 2016, Matsui missed 80 of 8,265 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 7 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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