Rep. Loretta Sanchez [D]

Representative from California’s 46th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2013-2016 Representative California's 46th District (map)
2003-2012 Representative California's 47th District
1997-2002 Representative California's 46th District

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Loretta Sanchez sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Sanchez sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (30%) Crime and Law Enforcement (22%) International Affairs (17%) Education (13%) Private Legislation (9%) Taxation (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1997 to Nov 2015, Sanchez missed 826 of 12,815 roll call votes, which is 6.4%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 78 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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