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Rep. Juanita Millender-McDonald

Former Representative from California’s 37th District, Democrat

Millender-McDonald, a Democrat, was the representative for California's 37th congressional district from 1996 to 2007.

Photo of Rep. Juanita Millender-McDonald [D-CA37, 1996-2007]


Our unique analysis of the bills Millender-McDonald sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Millender-McDonald is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Millender-McDonald was the primary sponsor of 6 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

Millender-McDonald sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (21%) Families (15%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Health (11%) Labor and Employment (10%) Social Welfare (10%) Law (9%)

Recent Bills

Some of Millender-McDonald’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Millender-McDonald’s Vote Vote Description
Not Voting H.R. 137 (110th): Animal Fighting Prohibition Enforcement Act of 2007
Mar 26, 2007. Passed 368/39.
Yea H.R. 835 (110th): Hawaiian Homeownership Opportunity Act of 2007
Mar 21, 2007. Failed 262/162.

Missed Votes

From Apr 1996 to Apr 2007, Millender-McDonald missed 621 of 6,413 roll call votes, which is 9.7%. This is much worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Apr 2007. 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: