Our unique analysis of the bills Woolsey sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Woolsey is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Woolsey was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 793 (112th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 12781 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard in Inverness, California, as the “Specialist Jake Robert Velloza Post ...
- H.R. 606 (109th): Angel Island Immigration Station Restoration and Preservation Act
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Woolsey sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Education (23%) Labor and Employment (21%) International Affairs (13%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Health (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Environmental Protection (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (6%)
Some of Woolsey’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6409 (112th): Private Sector Whistleblower Protection Streamlining Act of 2012
- H.Res. 573 (112th): Supporting the goals and ideals of National Women’s History Month.
- H.R. 3178 (112th): Employee Misclassification Prevention Act
- H.R. 3151 (112th): Domestic Violence Leave Act
- H.R. 2607 (112th): HELP Separated Children Act
- H.R. 2346 (112th): Balancing Act of 2011
- H.R. 1903 (112th): 21st Century STEM for Girls and Underrepresented Minorities Act
From Jan 1993 to Jan 2013, Woolsey missed 573 of 13,431 roll call votes, which is 4.3%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. ProPublica has tracked 279 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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