Vote — Feb 12, 2016 11:49 a.m.
Rep. Ruiz [D-CA36]: Yea
Representative from California’s 36th District, Democrat
Ruiz, a Democrat, has been the representative for California's 36th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).
Our unique analysis of the bills Ruiz has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Ruiz is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Raul Ruiz sits on the following committees:
Ruiz sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (28%) Native Americans (16%) Health (16%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (8%) Labor and Employment (8%) Commerce (8%)
Some of Ruiz’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2013 to Feb 2016, Ruiz missed 93 of 1,989 roll call votes, which is 4.7%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 30 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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