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Rep. Ro Khanna

Representative for California’s 17th District

pronounced roh // KAH-nuh

Khanna, a Democrat, is the representative for California’s 17th congressional district (view map) and has served since Jan 3, 2017. Khanna is next up for reelection in 2018.

Photo of Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA17]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2017 Report Card for Khanna.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Khanna 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 liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

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

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100% NIAC Action: A FreedomWorks: 15% Americans for Prosperity: 0% NumbersUSA: 0%

Committee Membership

Ro Khanna sits on the following committees:

Enacted Legislation

Khanna was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was 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

Khanna sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (50%) International Affairs (50%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Khanna’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 4667: Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, for disaster assistance for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and calendar year 2017 wildfires, ...
Dec 21, 2017. Passed 251/169.
Nay H.R. 3911: Risk-Based Credit Examination Act
Nov 7, 2017. Passed 389/32.
H.R. 3911 amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Exchange Act) to make risk-based the annual reporting requirements of the Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organizations (NRSROs). Specifically, the legislation reduces the disproportionate burden the current reporting requirements impose on small NRSROs while still maintaining the ...
Nay H.R. 3180: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018
Jul 28, 2017. Passed 380/35.
H.R. 3180 authorizes appropriations for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the U.S. government for fiscal year 2018. The bill authorizes funds for the intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the: Office of the Director of National Intelligence; Central Intelligence Agency; Department of Defense; Defense Intelligence Agency; ...
Nay H.R. 1842: Strengthening Children’s Safety Act of 2017
May 22, 2017. Passed 371/30.
Nay H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
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 that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Feb 2018, Khanna missed 8 of 790 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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