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Rep. Duncan Hunter

Former Representative from California’s 52nd District, Republican

Hunter, a Republican, was the representative for California's 52nd congressional district from 1993 to 2008.

He was previously the representative for California's 45th congressional district (1983-1992); and the representative for California's 42nd congressional district (1981-1982).

Photo of Rep. Duncan Hunter [R-CA52, 1993-2008]

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Hunter 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 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hunter is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Hunter was the primary sponsor of 13 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hunter sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (22%) Law (15%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) International Affairs (11%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Families (10%) Commerce (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Hunter’s Vote Vote Description
Aye H.R. 7321 (110th): Auto Industry Financing and Restructuring Act
Dec 10, 2008. Passed 237/170.
Nay H.Res. 1031 (110th): Providing for the adoption of the resolution (H. Res. 895) establishing within the House of Representatives an ...
Mar 11, 2008. Passed 229/182.
Nay H.R. 5140 (110th): Economic Stimulus Act of 2008
Jan 29, 2008. Passed 385/35.
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No H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
Not Voting H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.

Missed Votes

From Jan 1981 to Dec 2008, Hunter missed 1,299 of 15,553 roll call votes, which is 8.4%. This is much worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: