Rep. Leon Panetta

Former Representative from California's 17th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1993-1993 Representative California's 17th District
1977-1992 Representative California's 16th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Panetta was a moderate Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Panetta’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Panetta’s bills had a total of 1,132 cosponsors in the 102nd Congress.

Use this chart to compare Panetta to other members of the House of Representatives in the 102nd 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 Panetta’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1977 to Jan 1993, Panetta missed 241 of 8,175 roll call votes, which is 2.9%. This is better than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 1993. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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