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Rep. Ron Packard

Former Representative from California’s 48th District, Republican

Packard, a Republican, was the representative for California's 48th congressional district from 1993 to 2000.

He was previously the representative for California's 43rd congressional district (1983-1992).

Photo of Rep. Ron Packard [R-CA48, 1993-2000]


Our unique analysis of the bills Packard 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 2000. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Packard is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Packard was the primary sponsor of 9 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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

Packard sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (16%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Families (13%) Law (13%) Housing and Community Development (13%) Finance and Financial Sector (11%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (11%) International Affairs (11%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1983 to Dec 2000, Packard missed 351 of 9,434 roll call votes, which is 3.7%. This is on par with the median of 3.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2000. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: