Rep. James Corman

Former Representative from California’s 21st District, Democrat

Corman, a Democrat, was the representative for California's 21st congressional district from 1975 to 1980.

He was previously the representative for California's 22nd congressional district (1961-1974).


Our unique analysis of the bills Corman 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 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Corman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Corman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Social Welfare (41%) Health (23%) Taxation (12%) Labor and Employment (9%) Government Operations and Politics (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1961 to Dec 1980, Corman missed 1,013 of 7,602 roll call votes, which is 13.3%. This is much worse than the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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