Rep. Ted Lieu

Representative from California’s 33rd District, Democrat

Lieu, a Democrat, has been the representative for California's 33rd congressional district since Jan 6, 2015 (next election in 2016) (map).

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Lieu for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Ted Lieu sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Lieu sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (29%) International Affairs (24%) Commerce (18%) Crime and Law Enforcement (18%) Health (12%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Lieu’s Vote Vote Description
No H.Res. 546: Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 22) to authorize funds for Federal-aid ...
Dec 3, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 4127: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Dec 1, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 1731: National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015
Apr 23, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2015 to Sep 2016, Lieu missed 130 of 1,277 roll call votes, which is 10.2%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 2 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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