Rep. Mike Thompson [D]

Representative from California’s 5th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2013-2016 Representative California's 5th District (map)
1999-2012 Representative California's 1st District

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Mike Thompson sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Thompson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (26%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (22%) Health (15%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Education (7%) Immigration (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1999 to Nov 2015, Thompson missed 160 of 11,628 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 91 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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