Rep. Scott Peters

Representative from California’s 52nd District, Democrat

Peters, a Democrat, has been the representative for California's 52nd congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Peters 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). Peters is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Scott Peters sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Peters sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (24%) Taxation (17%) Science, Technology, Communications (15%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Education (10%) Health (10%) Agriculture and Food (7%) Government Operations and Politics (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2013 to Apr 2016, Peters missed 28 of 2,086 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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