Rep. Robert “Bob” Wilson

Former Representative from California’s 41st District, Republican

Wilson, a Republican, was the representative for California's 41st congressional district from 1975 to 1980.

He was previously the representative for California's 40th congressional district (1973-1974); the representative for California's 36th congressional district (1963-1972); and the representative for California's 30th congressional district (1953-1962).

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Wilson 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 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Wilson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Wilson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (43%) Private Legislation (25%) Education (9%) Labor and Employment (6%) Immigration (5%) Government Operations and Politics (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1953 to Dec 1980, Wilson missed 1,477 of 8,271 roll call votes, which is 17.9%. This is much worse than the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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