Rep. Sam Farr

Representative from California’s 20th District


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
2013-2016 Representative California's 20th District
1993-2012 Representative California's 17th District

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2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Farr has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Farr is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Sam Farr sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jun 1993 to Mar 2015, Farr missed 387 of 14,550 roll call votes, which is 2.7%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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