Rep. George O'Brien
Former Representative from Illinois's 4th District
|Representative||Illinois's 4th District|
|Representative||Illinois's 17th District|
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O'Brien was a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from O'Brien’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare O'Brien to other members of the House of Representatives in the 99th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Bill Sponsorship & Cosponsorship
Some of O'Brien’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.J.Res. 427 (99th): A joint resolution designating the week beginning on May 11, 1986, as ...
- H.J.Res. 273 (99th): A joint resolution to propose an amendment to the Constitution of the ...
- H.J.Res. 170 (99th): A joint resolution designating the week beginning on May 5, 1985 as ...
- H.J.Res. 463 (98th): A joint resolution designating the week beginning on May 6, 1984, as ...
- H.R. 1737 (98th): A bill to amend the Export Administration Act of 1979 to provide ...
- H.R. 1046 (98th): Appalachian Transition Act of 1983
- H.R. 7332 (97th): A bill to amend the Export Administration Act of 1979 to provide ...
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From Jan 1973 to Jul 1986, O'Brien missed 978 of 7,432 roll call votes, which is 13.2%. This is worse than the median of 5.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jul 1986. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills