Rep. Walter Capps

Former Representative from California’s 22nd District, Democrat

Capps, a Democrat, was the representative for California's 22nd congressional district from 1997 to 1997.



Our unique analysis of the bills Capps 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). Capps is shown as a purple triangle. (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.

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Primary Sources

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