Rep. Fortney “Pete” Stark [D]

Former Representative from California’s 13th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1993-2012 Representative California's 13th District
1975-1992 Representative California's 9th District
1973-1974 Representative California's 8th District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Stark 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 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Stark is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Stark sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (30%) Taxation (23%) Families (16%) Social Welfare (9%) Immigration (7%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) Economics and Public Finance (5%) Labor and Employment (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Jan 2013, Stark missed 2,782 of 23,975 roll call votes, which is 11.6%. This is much worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. 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: