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Rep. Jerome Waldie

Former Representative for California’s 14th District

Waldie was the representative for California’s 14th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1965 to 1974.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Waldie is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1974 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 Waldie sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Waldie was the primary sponsor of 5 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Waldie sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (44%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (10%) Labor and Employment (10%) Energy (8%) Immigration (8%) Social Welfare (7%) Health (7%) Private Legislation (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jun 1966 to Dec 1974, Waldie missed 464 of 2,766 roll call votes, which is 16.8%. This is much worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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