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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’s current term ends on Jan 3, 2021.

Rep. Nanette Barragán is currently voting by proxy under new rules in effect during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since Oct 2, 2020, Rep. Donald Beyer [D-VA8] will be casting Barragán’s vote. Under the rules for proxy voting, representatives may designate another representative as their proxy and must give their proxy exact instructions on how to vote.
Photo of Rep. Nanette Barragán [D-CA44]


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2019 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 6, 2015 to Nov 24, 2020. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Human Rights Campaign: 100% Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100% League of Conservation Voters: 94% American Civil Liberties Union: 93% NIAC Action: A United States Chamber of Commerce: 58% The Club for Growth: 24% FreedomWorks: 20% Americans for Prosperity: 13% NumbersUSA: 0%

Committee Membership

Nanette Barragán sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Barragán sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (27%) Government Operations and Politics (20%) Energy (13%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (10%) Education (7%) Housing and Community Development (7%) Immigration (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

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 366/52 on Jul 25, 2018.

The House Amendment to S. 1182 extends the National Flood Insurance Program, which is set to expire July 31, 2018, through November 30, 2018. This ...

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

Passed 289/135 on Dec 13, 2017.

H.R. 1638 requires the Department of Treasury to provide a report to help further efforts to prevent the financing of terrorism, money laundering, or related ...

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 Nov 2020, Barragán missed 49 of 2,138 roll call votes, which is 2.3%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% 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

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