Rep. Jackie Speier

Representative from California’s 14th District, Democrat

Speier, a Democrat, has been the representative for California's 14th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

She was previously the representative for California's 12th congressional district (2008-2012).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Speier 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). Speier is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Speier for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Jackie Speier sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Speier sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (19%) Armed Forces and National Security (19%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (13%) Education (12%) Commerce (10%) Agriculture and Food (8%) Environmental Protection (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Speier’s Vote Vote Description
No H.Res. 546: Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 22) to authorize funds for Federal-aid ...
Dec 3, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 6: 21st Century Cures Act
Jul 10, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 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.
Nay H.Res. 162: Calling on the President to provide Ukraine with military assistance to defend its sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Mar 23, 2015. Passed.
Not Voting H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Apr 2008 to Dec 2016, Speier missed 656 of 6,302 roll call votes, which is 10.4%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 17 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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