Rep. Douglas Bosco

Former Representative from California’s 1st District, Democrat

Bosco, a Democrat, was the representative for California's 1st congressional district from 1983 to 1990.


Our unique analysis of the bills Bosco sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bosco is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bosco sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Private Legislation (17%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (17%) Environmental Protection (14%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Native Americans (11%) Health (8%) Agriculture and Food (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1983 to Oct 1990, Bosco missed 411 of 3,639 roll call votes, which is 11.3%. This is much worse than the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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