Rep. Xavier Becerra

Representative from California’s 34th District, Democrat

Becerra, a Democrat, has been the representative for California's 34th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for California's 31st congressional district (2003-2012); and the representative for California's 30th congressional district (1993-2002).



Our unique analysis of the bills Becerra has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Becerra is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Becerra for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Xavier Becerra sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Becerra sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Social Welfare (36%) Arts, Culture, Religion (27%) Taxation (18%) Sports and Recreation (18%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1993 to Sep 2016, Becerra missed 1,051 of 15,912 roll call votes, which is 6.6%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 177 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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