Representative Josh Harder


photo of Representative Josh Harder
Party:Democratic
State:California (District 10)
Joined the House:2019
Left the House:Incumbent (term ends 2021)
Birth Date:August 1, 1986
Phone:202-225-4540
Contact:Web form
URL:Official site
Fundraising History:Open Secrets
Election History:Ballotpedia
Biography:Wikipedia


Summary of voting record: Representative Harder opposes big business and supports environmental protection, financial sector regulation, humane immigration policy, labor rights and wages, lgbt rights, avoiding default, racial equality, countering russian interference, higher spending, women's rights.
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Voting Record: Josh Harder


Favors
the middle class
100% of the time
 
 
Economics scale
 
Favors
the wealthy
0% of the time


 
Favors
broad civil rights
100% of the time
 
 
Social Policy scale
 
Favors
narrow civil rights
0% of the time


 

Specific Policy Areas


supports
Racial Equality
100% of the time
 
Racial Equality scale
Title: FAIR Act (2019 roll call h540)
Vote: Aye (increases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-09-20 Weight: 4

Title: Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019 (2019 roll call h597)
Vote: Aye (increases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-10-30 Weight: 1
Scoring explanation: Bill to protect the Chaco Cultural Heritage Area from commercial exploitation.

Title: Improving Corporate Governance Through Diversity Act of 2019 (2019 roll call h630)
Vote: Aye (increases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-11-19 Weight: 3
Scoring explanation: Bill to require corporations to disclose the racial and gender composition of their boards.

supports
Countering Russian Interference
100% of the time
 
Countering Russian Interference scale
Title: SHIELD Act (2019 roll call h583)
Vote: Aye (increases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-10-23 Weight: 10
Scoring explanation: Bill to counter foreign election interference.

supports
Higher Spending
100% of the time
 
Higher Spending scale
Title: Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act (2019 roll call h505)
Vote: Aye (increases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-07-24 Weight: 3
Scoring explanation: Bill to provide loans to multi-employer pension funds facing bankruptcy.

Title: Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019 (2019 roll call h511)
Vote: Nay (increases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-07-25 Weight: 2
Scoring explanation: Budget bill that included significant limits on certain discretionary spending.

supports
Women's Rights
100% of the time
 
Women's Rights scale
Title: Equality Act (2019 roll call h217)
Vote: Aye (increases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-05-17 Weight: 10
Scoring explanation: Broad bill to prohibit discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Title: FAIR Act (2019 roll call h540)
Vote: Aye (increases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-09-20 Weight: 4

supports
Avoiding Default
100% of the time
 
Avoiding Default scale
Title: Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Further Health Extenders Act of 2019 (2019 roll call h631)
Vote: Aye (increases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-11-19 Weight: 1
Scoring explanation: Continuing resolution to fund the government

supports
LGBT Rights
100% of the time
 
LGBT Rights scale
Title: Equality Act (2019 roll call h217)
Vote: Aye (increases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-05-17 Weight: 10
Scoring explanation: Broad bill to prohibit discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

supports
Environmental Protection
100% of the time
 
Environmental Protection scale
Title: Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act (2019 roll call h530)
Vote: Aye (increases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-09-12 Weight: 4
Scoring explanation: Bill prohibiting drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Title: Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019 (2019 roll call h597)
Vote: Aye (increases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-10-30 Weight: 1
Scoring explanation: Bill to protect the Chaco Cultural Heritage Area from commercial exploitation, including oil and gas production and mining.

Title: Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act (2019 roll call h602)
Vote: Aye (increases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-10-30 Weight: 2
Scoring explanation: Bill to protect the Grand Canyon from commercial exploitation, including mining.

supports
Financial Sector Regulation
100% of the time
 
Financial Sector Regulation scale
Title: Corporate Transparency Act of 2019 (2019 roll call h577)
Vote: Aye (increases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-10-22 Weight: 2
Scoring explanation: Bill to require shell corporations to reveal their beneficial owner.

supports
Humane Immigration Policy
100% of the time
 
Humane Immigration Policy scale
Title: Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 (2019 roll call h437)
Vote: Aye (increases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-07-10 Weight: 2
Scoring explanation: Bill to increase caps for certain high-skill visa categories.

Title: Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act (2019 roll call h507)
Vote: Aye (increases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-07-24 Weight: 10
Scoring explanation: Bill to establish minimum treatment standards for detained immigrants.

Title: Homeland Security Improvement Act (2019 roll call h546)
Vote: Aye (increases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-09-25 Weight: 3
Scoring explanation: Bill to establish an ombudsman in DHS to address mistreatment of detained immigrants.

Title: U.S. Border Patrol Medical Screening Standards Act (2019 roll call h552)
Vote: Aye (increases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-09-26 Weight: 2
Scoring explanation: Bill to establish standard for medical care of detained immigrants.

supports
Labor Rights and Wages
100% of the time
 
Labor Rights and Wages scale
Title: Raise the Wage Act (2019 roll call h496)
Vote: Aye (increases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-07-18 Weight: 10
Scoring explanation: Bill to increase the federal minimum wage.

Title: Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act (2019 roll call h505)
Vote: Aye (increases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-07-24 Weight: 5
Scoring explanation: Bill to provide loans to multi-employer pension funds facing bankruptcy.

supports
Big Business
0% of the time
 
Big Business scale
Title: FAIR Act (2019 roll call h540)
Vote: Aye (decreases score) Type: passage Date: 2019-09-20 Weight: 1
Scoring explanation: Bill prohibiting mandatory arbitration clauses in employment agreements being applied to civil rights offenses by employers.



Updated: November 28, 2019Methodology


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