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Rep. Walter Capps

Former Representative for California’s 22nd District

Capps was the representative for California’s 22nd congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1997 to 1997.

Photo of Rep. Walter Capps [D-CA22, 1997-1997]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Capps is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1998 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 Capps sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 5, 1993 to Dec 17, 1998. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Capps sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (100%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1997 to Oct 1997, Capps missed 14 of 534 roll call votes, which is 2.6%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1997. 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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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: