Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1999
Rep. Frank Riggs [R-CA1, 1995-1998] leaves office as Representative for California's 1st congressional district.
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Former Representative from California’s 1st District, Republican
Riggs, a Republican, was the representative for California's 1st congressional district from 1995 to 1998.
He was previously the representative for California's 1st congressional district (1991-1992).
Our unique analysis of the bills Riggs 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 1998. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Riggs is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Riggs sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Riggs’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1991 to Dec 1998, Riggs missed 314 of 3,459 roll call votes, which is 9.1%. This is much worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1998. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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