Rep. Duncan Hunter

Representative from California’s 50th District, Republican

Hunter, a Republican, has been the representative for California's 50th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for California's 52nd congressional district (2009-2012).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Hunter for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Duncan Hunter sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hunter sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Transportation and Public Works (26%) Armed Forces and National Security (26%) International Affairs (13%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Private Legislation (7%) Health (7%) Education (7%) Labor and Employment (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Hunter’s Vote Vote Description
Not Voting 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.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 1295: Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015
Jun 11, 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.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
Nay H.R. 212: Drinking Water Protection Act
Feb 24, 2015. Passed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2009 to Dec 2016, Hunter missed 132 of 5,790 roll call votes, which is 2.3%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 53 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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