Rep. Doris Matsui

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).

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Analysis

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)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Matsui for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Doris Matsui sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Matsui sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Water Resources Development (27%) Science, Technology, Communications (22%) Health (17%) Transportation and Public Works (12%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (5%) Agriculture and Food (5%) Energy (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Matsui’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 2017: Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015
Feb 12, 2016. Passed.
No H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No 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.
Yea H.R. 2028: Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
May 1, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Mar 2005 to Dec 2016, Matsui missed 87 of 8,795 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. This is better than the median of 2.4% 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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Primary Sources

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