Rep. Howard Berman

Former Representative from California's 28th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2003-2013 Representative,
California's 28th District
1983-2002 Representative,
California's 26th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Berman was a moderate Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Berman’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Berman’s bills had a total of 300 cosponsors in the 112th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Berman to other members of the House of Representatives in the 112th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1983 to Jan 2013, Berman missed 1,422 of 17,990 roll call votes, which is 7.9%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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