Rep. Doug LaMalfa

Representative from California’s 1st District, Republican

LaMalfa, a Republican, has been the representative for California's 1st congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for LaMalfa for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Doug LaMalfa sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

LaMalfa sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Native Americans (22%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (17%) Finance and Financial Sector (17%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Water Resources Development (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Government Operations and Politics (11%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

LaMalfa’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.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 647: Access to Life-Saving Trauma Care for All Americans Act
Mar 16, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
Nay H.R. 623: Social Media Working Group Act of 2015
Feb 2, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 23: National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act Reauthorization of 2015
Jan 7, 2015. Passed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2013 to Dec 2016, LaMalfa missed 62 of 2,523 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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