Rep. Grace Napolitano

Representative from California’s 32nd District, Democrat

Napolitano, a Democrat, has been the representative for California's 32nd congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

She was previously the representative for California's 38th congressional district (2003-2012); and the representative for California's 34th congressional district (1999-2002).

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Our unique analysis of the bills Napolitano has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Napolitano is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Napolitano for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Grace Napolitano sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Napolitano sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (38%) Environmental Protection (38%) Water Resources Development (25%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Napolitano’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 3461: To approve the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, signed at Vienna on July 14, 2015, relating to the ...
Sep 11, 2015. Failed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 33: Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act
Feb 27, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
No H.R. 529: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve 529 plans.
Feb 25, 2015. Passed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 1999 to Sep 2016, Napolitano missed 496 of 12,263 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 33 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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