Rep. Thomas Rees

Former Representative from California’s 23rd District, Democrat

Rees, a Democrat, was the representative for California's 23rd congressional district from 1975 to 1976.

He was previously the representative for California's 26th congressional district (1965-1974).


Our unique analysis of the bills Rees 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 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Rees is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Rees sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Private Legislation (27%) Finance and Financial Sector (14%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Labor and Employment (11%) International Affairs (10%) Taxation (8%) Housing and Community Development (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1966 to Oct 1976, Rees missed 678 of 4,114 roll call votes, which is 16.5%. This is much worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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