Rep. Karen Bass

District:
California - District 37
Party:
Democrat

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2013-2015 Representative,
California's 37th District
2011-2013 Representative,
California's 33rd District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Bass is a moderate Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Bass’s bills have had a total of 575 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Committee Membership

Karen Bass sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 2011 to Apr 2014, Bass missed 216 of 2,424 roll call votes, which is 8.9%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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