Elections and Offices — Jan 5, 1998
Rep. Sonny Bono [R-CA44, 1995-1997] leaves office as Representative for California's 44th congressional district.
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Former Representative from California’s 44th District, Republican
Bono, a Republican, was the representative for California's 44th congressional district from 1995 to 1997.
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)
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%)
Some of Bono’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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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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