Rep. Eugene Chappie

Former Representative from California’s 2nd District, Republican

Chappie, a Republican, was the representative for California's 2nd congressional district from 1983 to 1986.

He was previously the representative for California's 1st congressional district (1981-1982).


Our unique analysis of the bills Chappie 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 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Chappie is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Chappie sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Private Legislation (33%) Agriculture and Food (22%) Energy (17%) Immigration (17%) Water Resources Development (11%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1981 to Oct 1986, Chappie missed 375 of 2,608 roll call votes, which is 14.4%. This is much worse than the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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