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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).
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)
Linda Sánchez sits on the following committees:
Sánchez sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Sánchez’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2003 to Feb 2016, Sánchez missed 519 of 9,561 roll call votes, which is 5.4%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% 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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