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Rep. John Krebs

Former Representative for California’s 17th District

Krebs, a Democrat, was the representative for California's 17th congressional district from 1975 to 1978.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Krebs is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1978 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 Krebs sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Krebs was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was 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

Krebs sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (27%) Water Resources Development (17%) Labor and Employment (12%) Agriculture and Food (12%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (12%) Social Welfare (10%) Taxation (7%) Immigration (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1975 to Oct 1978, Krebs missed 25 of 2,813 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: