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Rep. Katie Hill

Former Representative for California’s 25th District

pronounced KAY-tee // hil

Hill was the representative for California’s 25th congressional district and was a Democrat. She served from 2019 to 2019.

Alleged misconduct & resolution

In October 2019, nude photos of Rep. Hill were published by conservative websites along with the allegation that she was having a sexual relationship with her Chief of Staff. Rep. Hill claimed that the photos & allegation came from her soon to be ex-husband as part of their divorce. Rep. Hill denied that allegation, which would have been a violation of House rules, but did acknowledge a relationship with a campaign staff member which is not against House rules. A few days after the House Ethics Committee opened an investigation into Rep. Hill, she resigned from Congress.

Oct. 23, 2019 House Committee on Ethics began an investigation.
Oct. 27, 2019 Resigned from Congress.
Photo of Rep. Katie Hill [D-CA25, 2019-2019]

Analysis

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100%

Enacted Legislation

Hill was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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Does 1 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.

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 at least about half 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

Hill sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (100%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Hill voted Yea

Passed 284/149 on Jul 25, 2019.

Hill voted Yea

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Oct 2019, Hill missed 22 of 609 roll call votes, which is 3.6%. This is worse than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 2019. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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