Rep. Ken Calvert [R]

Representative from California’s 42nd District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2013-2016 Representative California's 42nd District (map)
2003-2012 Representative California's 44th District
1993-2002 Representative California's 43rd District

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Calvert has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

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

Committee Membership

Ken Calvert sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Calvert sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (33%) Armed Forces and National Security (33%) Environmental Protection (19%) Law (7%) Economics and Public Finance (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1993 to Nov 2015, Calvert missed 438 of 15,277 roll call votes, which is 2.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 31 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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