Rep. Jim Costa (D)

Representative from California’s 16th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2013-2016 Representative California's 16th District
2005-2012 Representative California's 20th District

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Costa has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his 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). Costa is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Jim Costa sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2005 to Jul 2015, Costa missed 387 of 8,035 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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