Rep. Jerry Lewis

Former Representative from California’s 41st District, Republican

Lewis, a Republican, was the representative for California's 41st congressional district from 2003 to 2012.

He was previously the representative for California's 40th congressional district (1993-2002); the representative for California's 35th congressional district (1983-1992); and the representative for California's 37th congressional district (1979-1982).



Our unique analysis of the bills Lewis 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 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Lewis is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Lewis sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (34%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Water Resources Development (11%) Agriculture and Food (11%) Commerce (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%) Environmental Protection (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1979 to Jan 2013, Lewis missed 1,372 of 20,090 roll call votes, which is 6.8%. This is much worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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