Rep. Timothy Penny
Former Representative from Minnesota's 1st District
|Representative||Minnesota's 1st District|
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Penny was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Penny’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Penny to other members of the House of Representatives in the 103rd 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 Penny’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5234 (103rd): Food for Trade Act of 1994
- H.R. 5171 (103rd): To amend the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954 to ...
- H.R. 5065 (103rd): Beginning Farmer Technical Corrections Act of 1994
- H.R. 4617 (103rd): Freedom Support Amendment Act of 1994
- H.R. 4373 (103rd): Social Security COLA Limitation Act of 1994
- H.R. 4374 (103rd): Social Security Access to Information Act of 1994
- H.R. 4372 (103rd): Social Security Eligibility Act of 1994
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From Jan 1983 to Nov 1994, Penny missed 45 of 5,691 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. This is better than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. 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:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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