Rep. Frank Riggs

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)

Enacted Legislation

Riggs was the primary sponsor of 5 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Riggs sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (23%) Law (14%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Labor and Employment (11%) Education (11%) Commerce (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Families (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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