Rep. Nancy Pelosi

House Minority Leader

Representative from California’s 12th District, Democrat

Pelosi, a Democrat, has been the representative for California's 12th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

She was previously the representative for California's 8th congressional district (1993-2012); and the representative for California's 5th congressional district (1987-1992).

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Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Pelosi sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Private Legislation (60%) Economics and Public Finance (40%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Pelosi’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 5312: Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Modernization Act of 2016
Jun 13, 2016. Passed.
No H.Res. 546: Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 22) to authorize funds for Federal-aid ...
Dec 3, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 308: Keep the Promise Act of 2015
Nov 16, 2015. Failed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jun 1987 to Dec 2016, Pelosi missed 905 of 15,325 roll call votes, which is 5.9%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 3 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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