Rep. Thomas Railsback
Former Representative from Illinois's 19th District
|Representative||Illinois's 19th District|
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Railsback was a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Railsback’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Railsback to other members of the House of Representatives in the 97th 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 Railsback’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6872 (97th): Federal Court Reform Act of 1982
- H.Con.Res. 331 (97th): A concurrent resolution urging the President to promote a declaration by the ...
- H.R. 5377 (97th): A bill to rescind the special tax benefits enacted during 1981 with ...
- H.R. 5104 (97th): Missing Children Act
- H.R. 4951 (97th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide ...
- H.R. 3580 (97th): Private Service of Civil Process by United States Marshals Act of 1981
- H.R. 3440 (97th): A bill to amend the Rail Passenger Service Act to provide that ...
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From Jan 1967 to Dec 1982, Railsback missed 1,033 of 7,457 roll call votes, which is 13.9%. This is worse than the median of 7.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills