Rep. William “Bill” Thomas

Former Representative from California's 22nd District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2003-2006 Representative,
California's 22nd District
1993-2002 Representative,
California's 21st District
1983-1992 Representative,
California's 20th District
1979-1982 Representative,
California's 18th District

See Also: Thomas's Official Website | OpenSecrets | Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Thomas was a centrist Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Thomas’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Thomas’s bills had a total of 225 cosponsors in the 109th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Thomas to other members of the House of Representatives in the 109th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1979 to Dec 2006, Thomas missed 869 of 14,859 roll call votes, which is 5.8%. This is worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2006. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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