Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard

Representative from California’s 40th District, Democrat

Roybal-Allard, a Democrat, has been the representative for California's 40th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

She was previously the representative for California's 34th congressional district (2003-2012); and the representative for California's 33rd congressional district (1993-2002).

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Roybal-Allard for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Lucille Roybal-Allard sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Roybal-Allard sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (47%) Immigration (22%) Labor and Employment (16%) Education (9%) Families (6%)

Recent Bills

Some of Roybal-Allard’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Roybal-Allard’s Vote Vote Description
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2393: Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act of 2015
Jun 10, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Sep 2016, Roybal-Allard missed 398 of 15,905 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 75 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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