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Rep. Victor Fazio Jr.

Former Representative from California’s 3rd District, Democrat

Fazio, a Democrat, was the representative for California's 3rd congressional district from 1993 to 1998.

He was previously the representative for California's 4th congressional district (1979-1992).

Photo of Rep. Victor Fazio [D-CA3, 1993-1998]

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Fazio 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 1998. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Fazio is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Fazio was the primary sponsor of 23 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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

Fazio sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (33%) Environmental Protection (11%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Health (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%) Commerce (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1979 to Dec 1998, Fazio missed 408 of 10,308 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1998. 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: