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Rep. Jared Huffman

Representative for California’s 2nd District

pronounced JAR-id // HUF-mihn

Huffman is the representative for California’s 2nd congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. He has served since Jan 3, 2013. Huffman is next up for reelection in 2020.

Photo of Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA2]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2018 Report Card for Huffman.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Huffman is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Huffman has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Oct 11, 2019. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Committee Membership

Jared Huffman sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Huffman sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (26%) Education (15%) Energy (15%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Native Americans (9%) Labor and Employment (8%) Taxation (8%) Science, Technology, Communications (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Huffman voted Nay

Huffman voted Nay

Passed 405/2 on May 1, 2017.

H.R. 910 establishes a safe harbor that would allow broker-dealers to issue research reports that cover Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), so that these reports are ...

Huffman voted Nay

Passed 400/16 on Apr 5, 2017.

H.R. 1304 clarifies that federal regulators cannot redefine “stop-loss” insurance as “health insurance coverage” under federal law. Specifically, the legislation amends the Employee Retirement Income ...

Huffman voted No

Huffman voted No

Passed 218/208 on Jun 18, 2015.

This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. ...

Huffman voted Yea

Passed 338/88 on May 13, 2015.

The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of ...

Huffman voted Nay

Passed 219/206 on Dec 11, 2014.

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December ...

Huffman voted Nay

Huffman voted No

Missed Votes

From Jan 2013 to Oct 2019, Huffman missed 147 of 4,296 roll call votes, which is 3.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: