Rep. Sala Burton

Former Representative from California's 5th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1983-1987 Representative,
California's 5th District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Burton was a far-left Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Burton’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Burton’s bills had a total of 199 cosponsors in the 99th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Burton to other members of the House of Representatives in the 99th Congress on leadership and ideology.

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Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jun 1983 to Jan 1987, Burton missed 258 of 1,585 roll call votes, which is 16.3%. This is worse than the median of 5.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 1987. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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