McClintock is the representative for California’s 4th congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 6, 2009. McClintock is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.
Read our 2020 Report Card for McClintock.
McClintock 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 McClintock has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Jun 21, 2021. See full analysis methodology.
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Tom McClintock sits on the following committees:
McClintock was the primary sponsor of 6 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 258 (116th): To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish fees for medical services provided in units of the National Park System, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 381 (115th): To designate a mountain in the John Muir Wilderness of the Sierra National Forest as “Sky Point”.
- H.R. 3079 (114th): To take certain Federal land located in Tuolumne County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians, and for other purposes.
- H.R. 2388 (113th): To take certain Federal lands located in El Dorado County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, and for other ...
- H.R. 3892 (112th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 8771 Auburn Folsom Road in Roseville, California, as the “Lance Corporal Victor A. Dew Post ...
- H.R. 3319 (111th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 440 South Gulling Street in Portola, California, as the “Army Specialist Jeremiah Paul McCleery Post ...
Does 6 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.
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 at least about half 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).
McClintock sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of McClintock’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 3873: To adjust certain ownership and other requirements for passenger vessels, and for other ...
- H.R. 3205: Open America’s Waters Act
- H.R. 3206: Law Enforcement Officer Recreation Pass Act
- H.J.Res. 42: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to provide that ...
- H.Res. 118: Expressing support for the Iranian people’s desire for a democratic, secular, and nonnuclear ...
- H.R. 211: Big Cat Public Safety Act
- H.R. 8518 (116th): Law Enforcement Officer Recreation Pass Act
From Jan 2009 to Jun 2021, McClintock missed 69 of 8,128 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. This is better than the median of 2.0% 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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