Rep. Bruce Vento

Former Representative from Minnesota’s 4th District


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1977-2000 Representative Minnesota's 4th District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

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

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

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1977 to Oct 2000, Vento missed 708 of 12,966 roll call votes, which is 5.5%. This is worse than the median of 3.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 2000. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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