Rep. Linda Sánchez

Representative from California’s 38th District, Democrat

Sánchez, a Democrat, has been the representative for California's 38th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

She was previously the representative for California's 39th congressional district (2003-2012).


2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Sánchez has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Sánchez is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Linda Sánchez sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Sánchez sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Education (30%) Armed Forces and National Security (24%) Health (15%) Taxation (9%) Social Welfare (9%) Immigration (6%) Finance and Financial Sector (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2003 to May 2016, Sánchez missed 521 of 9,747 roll call votes, which is 5.3%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 93 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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