Rep. Mark DeSaulnier

Representative from California’s 11th District, Democrat

DeSaulnier, a Democrat, has been the representative for California's 11th congressional district since Jan 6, 2015 (next election in 2016) (map).



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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for DeSaulnier for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Mark DeSaulnier sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

DeSaulnier sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (25%) Transportation and Public Works (25%) Armed Forces and National Security (25%) Crime and Law Enforcement (25%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2015 to Sep 2016, DeSaulnier missed 13 of 1,259 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 4 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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