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Representative from California’s 3rd District, Democrat
Garamendi, a Democrat, has been the representative for California's 3rd congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).
He was previously the representative for California's 10th congressional district (2009-2012).
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)
John Garamendi sits on the following committees:
Garamendi sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Transportation and Public Works (25%) Armed Forces and National Security (20%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (15%) Arts, Culture, Religion (15%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%)
Some of Garamendi’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Nov 2009 to Feb 2016, Garamendi missed 196 of 4,374 roll call votes, which is 4.5%. This is 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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