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Rep. John Campbell III

Former Representative from California’s 45th District, Republican

Campbell, a Republican, was the representative for California's 45th congressional district from 2013 to 2014.

He was previously the representative for California's 48th congressional district (2005-2012).

Photo of Rep. John Campbell [R-CA45, 2013-2014]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2014 Report Card for Campbell.

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Campbell 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 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Campbell is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Campbell was the primary sponsor of 2 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 about one third or more 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

Campbell sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Finance and Financial Sector (25%) Housing and Community Development (20%) Taxation (20%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (15%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Campbell’s Vote Vote Description
Aye H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 17, 2014. Passed 319/108.
Nay S. 1603 (113th): Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act
Sep 16, 2014. Passed 359/64.
Nay H.R. 2362 (112th): Indian Tribal Trade and Investment Demonstration Project Act of 2011
Jul 23, 2012. Failed 222/160.
Nay H.R. 5972 (112th): Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
Jun 29, 2012. Passed 261/163.
Aye H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, and ...
Yea S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
Yea H.R. 2499 (111th): Puerto Rico Democracy Act of 2010
Apr 29, 2010. Passed 223/169.
Yea H.Res. 1525 (110th): Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.R. 1424) to amend section 712 of ...
Oct 3, 2008. Passed 223/205.
Nay H.Res. 1284 (110th): Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the House amendments to the Senate amendment to the ...
Jun 19, 2008. Passed 342/83.
Yea H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.

Missed Votes

From Dec 2005 to Dec 2014, Campbell missed 986 of 6,937 roll call votes, which is 14.2%. This is much worse than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. ProPublica has tracked 66 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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