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Rep. Nanette Barragán

Representative for California’s 44th District

pronounced nuh-NET // BAIR-uh-gun


Barragán is the representative for California’s 44th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. She has served since Jan 3, 2017. Barragán is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.

Photo of Rep. Nanette Barragán [D-CA44]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2020 Report Card for Barragán.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Barragán is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Barragán has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Apr 8, 2021. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Human Rights Campaign: 100% Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100% League of Conservation Voters: 97% United States Chamber of Commerce: 58% The Club for Growth: 14%

Committee Membership

Nanette Barragán sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Barragán sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (31%) Government Operations and Politics (20%) Energy (14%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Education (6%) Environmental Protection (6%) Housing and Community Development (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Barragán voted Yea

Passed 327/85 on Dec 21, 2020.

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, a major government funding bill, which also included economic stimulus provisions due ...

Barragán voted Nay

Barragán voted Yea

Passed 361/61 on Sep 26, 2018.

H.R. 6157 provides $674.6 billion in total discretionary budget authority for the Department of Defense for fiscal year (FY) 2019. The bill provides $606.5 billion ...

Barragán voted Yea

Passed 283/132 on Jul 24, 2018.

Should medical devices be taxed to help pay for Obamacare? #### Context The Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare, imposed a 2.3% tax ...

Barragán voted Nay

Passed 382/35 on May 16, 2018.

A bill that recently passed the House with large bipartisan support would change the way our country punishes anybody who kills or attempts to kill ...

Barragán voted Aye

Passed 267/149 on Mar 21, 2018.

H.R. 5247 authorizes the use of eligible investigational drugs by patients who have been diagnosed with certain illnesses, who have exhausted the approved treatment options ...

Barragán voted Yea

Failed 259/140 on Mar 13, 2018.

H.R. 5247 authorizes the use of eligible investigational drugs by patients who have been diagnosed with certain illnesses, who have exhausted the approved treatment options ...

Barragán voted Yea

Barragán voted Nay

Passed 229/177 on May 19, 2017.

H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Mar 2021, Barragán missed 50 of 2,261 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: