Rep. John Garamendi [D]

Representative from California’s 3rd District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2013-2016 Representative California's 3rd District (map)
2009-2012 Representative California's 10th District

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Garamendi 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). Garamendi is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

John Garamendi sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Garamendi sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Transportation and Public Works (25%) Armed Forces and National Security (20%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (15%) Arts, Culture, Religion (15%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Nov 2009 to Nov 2015, Garamendi missed 194 of 4,250 roll call votes, which is 4.6%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 8 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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