Rep. Robert Leggett

Former Representative from California’s 4th District, Democrat

Leggett, a Democrat, was the representative for California's 4th congressional district from 1963 to 1978.


Our unique analysis of the bills Leggett 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Leggett is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Leggett sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (18%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (18%) International Affairs (15%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Private Legislation (11%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Labor and Employment (9%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1963 to Oct 1978, Leggett missed 976 of 6,086 roll call votes, which is 16.0%. This is much worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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