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Rep. Hilda Solis

Former Representative from California’s 32nd District, Democrat

Solis, a Democrat, was the representative for California's 32nd congressional district from 2003 to 2009.

She was previously the representative for California's 31st congressional district (2001-2002).

Photo of Rep. Hilda Solis [D-CA32, 2003-2009]


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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Solis is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

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

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Solis sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (21%) Health (16%) Families (14%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Social Welfare (9%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (9%) Environmental Protection (9%) Law (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Solis’s Vote Vote Description
Aye H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
Yea H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2001 to Feb 2009, Solis missed 217 of 5,386 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 2009. ProPublica has tracked 11 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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