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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).
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)
Jackie Speier sits on the following committees:
Speier sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (25%) Health (22%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%) Commerce (8%) Education (8%) Agriculture and Food (8%) Environmental Protection (6%)
Some of Speier’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Apr 2008 to Feb 2016, Speier missed 615 of 5,758 roll call votes, which is 10.7%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% 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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