Rep. Laura Richardson

Former Representative from California's 37th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
2007-2013 Representative California's 37th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Richardson was a moderate Democratic follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Richardson’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Richardson’s bills had a total of 179 cosponsors in the 112th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Richardson to other members of the House of Representatives in the 112th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Sep 2007 to Jan 2013, Richardson missed 175 of 4,289 roll call votes, which is 4.1%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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Recent Legislative Activity