Rep. John Rousselot

Former Representative from California’s 26th District, Republican

Rousselot, a Republican, was the representative for California's 26th congressional district from 1975 to 1982.

He was previously the representative for California's 24th congressional district (1969-1974); and the representative for California's 25th congressional district (1961-1962).

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Rousselot 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 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Rousselot is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Rousselot sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (44%) Social Welfare (12%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Energy (9%) Labor and Employment (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%) Government Operations and Politics (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1961 to Dec 1982, Rousselot missed 981 of 7,025 roll call votes, which is 14.0%. This is much worse than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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