Rep. Robert Matsui [D]

Former Representative from California’s 5th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1993-2004 Representative California's 5th District
1979-1992 Representative California's 3rd District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Matsui 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 2004. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Matsui is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Matsui sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (17%) Commerce (13%) Finance and Financial Sector (13%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Social Welfare (13%) Labor and Employment (11%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1979 to Dec 2004, Matsui missed 575 of 13,739 roll call votes, which is 4.2%. This is worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2004. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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