Rep. Norman Mineta

Former Representative from California’s 15th District, Democrat

Mineta, a Democrat, was the representative for California's 15th congressional district from 1993 to 1995.

He was previously the representative for California's 13th congressional district (1975-1992).



Our unique analysis of the bills Mineta 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 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Mineta is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Mineta sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (27%) Transportation and Public Works (15%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Environmental Protection (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (10%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%) Arts, Culture, Religion (9%) Law (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1975 to Sep 1995, Mineta missed 410 of 11,294 roll call votes, which is 3.6%. This is on par with the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1995. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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