Rep. Sam Farr

California - District 20

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2013-2015 Representative,
California's 20th District
1993-2013 Representative,
California's 17th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Farr is a far-left Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Farr’s bills have had a total of 100 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Committee Membership

Sam Farr sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jun 1993 to Apr 2014, Farr missed 382 of 14,020 roll call votes, which is 2.7%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% 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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