Elections and Offices — Feb 1, 1987
Rep. Sala Burton [D-CA5, 1983-1987] leaves office as Representative for California's 5th congressional district.
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Former Representative from California’s 5th District, Democrat
Burton, a Democrat, was the representative for California's 5th congressional district from 1983 to 1987.
Our unique analysis of the bills Burton sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Burton is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Burton sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Burton’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jun 1983 to Jan 1987, Burton missed 266 of 1,594 roll call votes, which is 16.7%. This is much worse than the median of 5.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 1987. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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