Rep. George Brown Jr. [D]

Former Representative from California’s 42nd District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1993-1999 Representative California's 42nd District
1975-1992 Representative California's 36th District
1973-1974 Representative California's 38th District
1963-1970 Representative California's 29th District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Brown 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 2000. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Brown is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Brown sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (19%) Science, Technology, Communications (16%) Economics and Public Finance (15%) Labor and Employment (12%) Commerce (11%) Education (10%) Law (9%) Environmental Protection (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1963 to Jul 1999, Brown missed 2,345 of 16,051 roll call votes, which is 14.6%. This is much worse than the median of 3.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jul 1999. 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: