Rep. Meldon Levine

Former Representative from California’s 27th District, Democrat

Levine, a Democrat, was the representative for California's 27th congressional district from 1983 to 1992.


Our unique analysis of the bills Levine sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Levine is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Levine was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Levine sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (26%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (20%) Education (12%) Environmental Protection (11%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1983 to Oct 1992, Levine missed 584 of 4,571 roll call votes, which is 12.8%. This is much worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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