Rep. Brian Donnelly

Former Representative from Massachusetts’s 11th District, Democrat

Donnelly, a Democrat, was the representative for Massachusetts's 11th congressional district from 1979 to 1992.


Our unique analysis of the bills Donnelly 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Donnelly is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Donnelly sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (40%) Health (18%) Social Welfare (16%) Finance and Financial Sector (6%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (6%) Labor and Employment (5%) Immigration (5%) Private Legislation (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1979 to Oct 1992, Donnelly missed 577 of 6,659 roll call votes, which is 8.7%. This is worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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