Rep. Bennett Stewart (D)

Former Representative from Illinois’s 1st District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1979-1980 Representative Illinois's 1st District
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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Stewart sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Stewart is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Some of Stewart’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1979 to Dec 1980, Stewart missed 211 of 1,275 roll call votes, which is 16.5%. This is much worse than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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