Rep. Jim Costa

District:
California - District 16
Party:
Democrat

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2013-2015 Representative,
California's 16th District
2005-2013 Representative,
California's 20th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Costa is a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Costa’s bills have had a total of 81 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Committee Membership

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Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 2005 to Apr 2014, Costa missed 358 of 7,169 roll call votes, which is 5.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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