Rep. Richard Lehman [D]

Former Representative from California’s 19th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1993-1994 Representative California's 19th District
1983-1992 Representative California's 18th District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Lehman 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 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Lehman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Lehman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Environmental Protection (23%) Water Resources Development (13%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (13%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (11%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Energy (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1983 to Nov 1994, Lehman missed 477 of 5,693 roll call votes, which is 8.4%. This is much worse than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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