Rep. Tom Lantos

Former Representative from California's 12th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1993-2008 Representative,
California's 12th District
1981-1992 Representative,
California's 11th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Lantos was a moderate Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Lantos’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Lantos’s bills had a total of 708 cosponsors in the 110th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Lantos to other members of the House of Representatives in the 110th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1981 to Feb 2008, Lantos missed 1,019 of 14,881 roll call votes, which is 6.8%. This is worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 2008. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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