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Rep. Jimmy Gomez

Representative for California’s 34th District

pronounced JIM-ee // GOH-mez

Gomez is the representative for California’s 34th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. He has served since Jul 11, 2017. Gomez is next up for reelection in 2018.

Photo of Rep. Jimmy Gomez [D-CA34]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2017 Report Card for Gomez.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Gomez 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 Gomez has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

NIAC Action: C NumbersUSA: 27% Americans for Prosperity: 0% FreedomWorks: 0%

Committee Membership

Jimmy Gomez sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Gomez sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Immigration (100%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Gomez’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 5682: FIRST STEP Act
May 22, 2018. Passed 360/59.
H.R. 5682 requires the Department of Justice (DOJ) to develop and apply a risk and needs assessment system to identify a prisoner’s risk and assign them to appropriate evidence-based programming. Prisoners can earn incentives for participating in the programming. Prison reform initiatives have demonstrated success ...
Nay S. 139: Rapid DNA Act of 2017
Jan 11, 2018. Passed 256/164.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017. The bill would extend so-called "section 702" government surveillance under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. The bill was originally introduced and passed the Senate in 2017 as the Rapid DNA ...
Nay H.R. 4667: Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, for disaster assistance for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and calendar year 2017 wildfires, ...
Dec 21, 2017. Passed 251/169.
Nay H.R. 2810: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018
Nov 14, 2017. Passed 356/70.
H.R. 2810 authorizes and prioritizes funding for the Department of Defense (DoD) and military activities and construction, and prescribes military personnel strengths for Fiscal Year 2018. The bill authorizes $613.8 billion in base funding, including a $28.5 billion increase above the President’s budget for essential ...
Nay H.R. 3180: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018
Jul 28, 2017. Passed 380/35.
H.R. 3180 authorizes appropriations for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the U.S. government for fiscal year 2018. The bill authorizes funds for the intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the: Office of the Director of National Intelligence; Central Intelligence Agency; Department of Defense; Defense Intelligence Agency; ...

Missed Votes

From Jul 2017 to Jun 2018, Gomez missed 21 of 633 roll call votes, which is 3.3%. This is worse than the median of 2.4% 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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