Cox is the representative for California’s 21st congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. He has served since Jan 3, 2019. Cox is next up for reelection in 2020 and serves until Jan 3, 2021.
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Read our 2019 Report Card for Cox.
Cox is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Cox has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Oct 16, 2020. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
TJ Cox sits on the following committees:
Cox sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Cox’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 1166: Expressing support for the designation of the month of October 2020, as Filipino ...
- H.R. 8210: Methamphetamine Response Act of 2020
- H.R. 8166: Western Water Storage Infrastructure Act
- H.R. 7926: Ensuring Veterans Access Act
- H.R. 7510: AHEAD Act of 2020
- H.R. 6933: Caring for Survivors Act of 2020
- H.R. 6617: Western Water Storage Infrastructure Act
From Jan 2019 to Oct 2020, Cox missed 18 of 919 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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