Rep. Bill Foster

Illinois - District 11

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2013-2015 Representative,
Illinois's 11th District
2008-2010 Representative,
Illinois's 14th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Foster is a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Foster’s bills have had a total of 176 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Committee Membership

Bill Foster sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Mar 2008 to Apr 2014, Foster missed 20 of 3,048 roll call votes, which is 0.7%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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