Rep. Cardiss Collins

Former Representative from Illinois’s 7th District


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1973-1996 Representative Illinois's 7th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Collins sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Collins is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jun 1973 to Sep 1996, Collins missed 1,959 of 12,857 roll call votes, which is 15.2%. This is worse than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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