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Rep. Tom Campbell

Former Representative from California’s 15th District, Republican

Campbell, a Republican, was the representative for California's 15th congressional district from 1995 to 2000.

He was previously the representative for California's 12th congressional district (1989-1992).

Photo of Rep. Tom Campbell [R-CA15, 1995-2000]


Our unique analysis of the bills Campbell 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 2000. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Campbell is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Campbell was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Campbell sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (21%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Commerce (12%) International Affairs (12%) Labor and Employment (11%) Law (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1989 to Dec 2000, Campbell missed 490 of 4,714 roll call votes, which is 10.4%. This is much worse than the median of 3.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2000. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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