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Rep. William Baker

Former Representative from California’s 10th District, Republican

Baker, a Republican, was the representative for California's 10th congressional district from 1993 to 1996.

Photo of Rep. William Baker [R-CA10, 1993-1996]


Our unique analysis of the bills Baker 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 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Baker is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Baker sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (16%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Science, Technology, Communications (16%) Taxation (16%) Labor and Employment (9%) Families (9%) Health (9%) Environmental Protection (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Sep 1996, Baker missed 38 of 2,462 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is better than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. 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: