Rep. Yvonne Burke

Former Representative from California’s 28th District, Democrat

Burke, a Democrat, was the representative for California's 28th congressional district from 1975 to 1978.

She was previously the representative for California's 37th congressional district (1973-1974).



Our unique analysis of the bills Burke sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Burke is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Burke sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (28%) Labor and Employment (27%) Private Legislation (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Health (8%) Housing and Community Development (7%) Sports and Recreation (7%) Families (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Oct 1978, Burke missed 1,113 of 3,891 roll call votes, which is 28.6%. This is much worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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