Porter is the representative for California’s 45th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. She has served since Jan 3, 2019. Porter is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.
Read our 2020 Report Card for Porter.
Porter is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Porter has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Jun 17, 2021. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Katie Porter sits on the following committees:
Porter sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Porter’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3947: To prohibit the inclusion of mandatory predispute arbitration clauses and clauses limiting class ...
- H.R. 3791: To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, to repeal certain ...
- H.R. 3624: To provide for a National Disaster Safety Board.
- H.Res. 412: Expressing support of the designation of May 18, 2021, as “CASA/GAL Volunteers’ Day”.
- H.R. 3216: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create parity for unmarried ...
- H.R. 2994: Accountability for Acting Officials Act
- H.R. 2898: Homecare for Seniors Act
From Jan 2019 to Jun 2021, Porter missed 22 of 1,126 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. 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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