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Rep. Ro Khanna

Representative for California’s 17th District

pronounced roh // KAH-nuh

Khanna is the representative for California’s 17th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. He 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 at least about half 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 (33%) International Affairs (33%) Armed Forces and National Security (33%)

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. 6082: Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act
Jun 20, 2018. Passed 357/57.
H.R. 6082 amends the Public Health Service Act to permit substance use disorder (SUD) records to be shared among covered entities and Part 2 programs in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), for the purposes of treatment, payment, and ...
No H.R. 1865: Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017
Feb 27, 2018. Passed 388/25.
A new bill could become the first law to apply criminal penalties to website owners due to posts of that site’s users — or so Silicon Valley and tech advocates fear. #### Context and what the bill does Ever since a 1996 law, no internet ...
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. 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. 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 Jun 2018, Khanna missed 10 of 998 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. This is better than the median of 2.4% 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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