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Representative from California’s 29th District, Democrat
Cárdenas, a Democrat, has been the representative for California's 29th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).
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)
Tony Cárdenas sits on the following committees:
Cárdenas sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Crime and Law Enforcement (20%) Education (20%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (17%) Commerce (11%) Labor and Employment (11%) Taxation (9%) Immigration (6%) Government Operations and Politics (6%)
Some of Cárdenas’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2013 to Feb 2016, Cárdenas missed 110 of 1,977 roll call votes, which is 5.6%. 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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