Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon

Former Representative from California’s 25th District, Republican

McKeon, a Republican, was the representative for California's 25th congressional district from 1993 to 2014.



Our unique analysis of the bills McKeon 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 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). McKeon is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2014 Statistics

Read our 2014 Report Card for McKeon for more statistics.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

McKeon sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (33%) Armed Forces and National Security (30%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (17%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) Animals (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Dec 2014, McKeon missed 386 of 14,635 roll call votes, which is 2.6%. This is on par with the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. ProPublica has tracked 8 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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