Rep. Tony Cárdenas [D]

Representative from California’s 29th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2013-2016 Representative California's 29th District (map)

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Cárdenas has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Cárdenas is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Tony Cárdenas sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Cárdenas sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Crime and Law Enforcement (23%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (19%) Education (19%) Commerce (10%) Labor and Employment (10%) Immigration (6%) Armed Forces and National Security (6%) Agriculture and Food (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2013 to Nov 2015, Cárdenas missed 100 of 1,846 roll call votes, which is 5.4%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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