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Rep. TJ Cox

Representative for California’s 21st District

pronounced TEE-jay // koks


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.

Voting Information

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Photo of Rep. TJ Cox [D-CA21]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2019 Report Card for Cox.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

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

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100%

Committee Membership

TJ Cox sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Cox sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (38%) Water Resources Development (23%) Health (23%) Education (15%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Cox voted Yea

Cox voted Aye

Passed 260/165 on Dec 11, 2019.

Cox voted Yea

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: