Rep. Edward Roybal

Former Representative from California’s 25th District, Democrat

Roybal, a Democrat, was the representative for California's 25th congressional district from 1975 to 1992.

He was previously the representative for California's 30th congressional district (1963-1974).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Roybal 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Roybal is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Roybal sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (35%) Social Welfare (27%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Taxation (6%) Families (5%) Crime and Law Enforcement (5%) Immigration (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1963 to Oct 1992, Roybal missed 1,004 of 12,745 roll call votes, which is 7.9%. This is worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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