Rep. Sonny Bono [R]

Former Representative from California’s 44th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1995-1997 Representative California's 44th District

Sponsorship Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1998. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bono is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bono sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Commerce (21%) Government Operations and Politics (21%) Law (21%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Native Americans (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Agriculture and Food (8%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1995 to Nov 1997, Bono missed 98 of 1,980 roll call votes, which is 4.9%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1997. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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