Karen Bass

Karen Ruth Bass is an American politician and social worker who is serving as the 43rd mayor of Los Angeles since 2022. A member of the Democratic Party, Bass had previously served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2011 to 2022, representing from 2011 to 2013 and from 2013 to 2022. She also served in the California State Assembly from 2004 to 2010 and spent her final term serving as speaker. Copyright National Journal. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Karen Bass has 322 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2009 Speech as an Assemblymember for D in the California State Assembly. The year with the most videos was 2019 with 47 videos as a Democratic Representative for California's 37th district. Most appearances with Nancy Pelosi (12), Sheila Jackson Lee (11), Steny Hoyer (8). Most common tags: Law Enforcement, Race Relations, Minorities.

Appearances by Title:December 11, 2022 - Present Mayor, Los Angeles, CA

Videos: 1


U.S. Representative, D-CA 37th January 3, 2013 - December 9, 2022 Videos: 266 U.S. Representative, D-CA 33rd January 5, 2011 - January 3, 2013 Videos: 53 Assemblymember, D
December 6, 2004 - November 30, 2010 Videos: 2 U.S. Representative Candidate,
c. January 1, 2010 - c. November 2, 2010 Videos: 0

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Past Elections

Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

Historic election results compiled from data found on FEC.gov


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    • Votes Against Party Majority: 0

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