Rep. Zoe Lofgren

Representative from California’s 19th District, Democrat

Lofgren, a Democrat, has been the representative for California's 19th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

She was previously the representative for California's 16th congressional district (1995-2012).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Lofgren has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Lofgren is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Lofgren for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Zoe Lofgren sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Lofgren sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Immigration (22%) Crime and Law Enforcement (19%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (14%) Science, Technology, Communications (11%) Taxation (11%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (8%) Commerce (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1995 to Jul 2016, Lofgren missed 559 of 14,694 roll call votes, which is 3.8%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 117 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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