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).



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)

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%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (11%) Families (10%) Commerce (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

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

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