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Rep. Norman Shumway

Former Representative for California’s 14th District

Shumway, a Republican, was the representative for California's 14th congressional district from 1979 to 1990.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Shumway is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1990 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Shumway sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Shumway was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Shumway sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Private Legislation (19%) Water Resources Development (19%) Immigration (14%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (12%) Environmental Protection (10%) Arts, Culture, Religion (10%) International Affairs (10%) Social Welfare (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1979 to Oct 1990, Shumway missed 241 of 5,727 roll call votes, which is 4.2%. This is on par with the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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