Schock was the representative for Illinois’s 18th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 2009 to 2015.
Alleged misconduct & resolution
In 2018 Schock will be tried for soliciting campaign contributions in excess of legally allowed amounts. In 2013, the House Committee on Ethics published the Office of Congressional Ethics Report and Findings and Rep. Schock's response. In 2015, Schock resigned amid a host of allegations of improper use of campaign funds.
|Aug. 30, 2012||House Office of Congressional Ethics recommended that the Committee on Ethics further review the allegation|
|Feb. 6, 2013||House Committee on Ethics published the Office of Congressional Ethics Report and Findings and Rep. Schock's response.|
|Mar. 17, 2015||Schock resigned effective Mar. 31, 2015.|
|Jan. 2, 2017||House Committee on Ethics reported that the member's resignation ended the committee's jurisdiction.|
Schock is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2014 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Schock sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 11, 2014. See full analysis methodology.
Schock sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Schock’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 977 (114th): MEND Act
- H.R. 978 (114th): Low Value Shipment Regulatory Modernization Act of 2015
- H.R. 637 (114th): Permanent IRA Charitable Contribution Act of 2015
- H.R. 631 (114th): EACH Act
- H.R. 5655 (113th): Creating American Prosperity through Preservation Act
- H.R. 5374 (113th): FAIR Assistance Act of 2014
- H.Res. 708 (113th): Expressing support for designation of September 6, 2014, as “Everett McKinley Dirksen ...
From Jan 2009 to Mar 2015, Schock missed 239 of 4,609 roll call votes, which is 5.2%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 2015. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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