Rep. Kevin McCarthy

House Majority Leader

Representative from California’s 23rd District, Republican

McCarthy, a Republican, has been the representative for California's 23rd congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for California's 22nd congressional district (2007-2012).

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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills McCarthy 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). McCarthy is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

McCarthy sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Science, Technology, Communications (31%) Armed Forces and National Security (23%) Finance and Financial Sector (15%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (15%) Government Operations and Politics (15%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2007 to May 2016, McCarthy missed 136 of 7,282 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 2 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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