Rep. Maxine Waters

Representative from California’s 43rd District

Democrat

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
2013-2016 Representative California's 43rd District
1993-2012 Representative California's 35th District
1991-1992 Representative California's 29th District

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2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Maxine Waters sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1991 to Mar 2015, Waters missed 1,207 of 15,665 roll call votes, which is 7.7%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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