Rep. Carl Perkins (D)

Former Representative from Kentucky’s 7th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1983-1992 Representative Kentucky's 7th District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Perkins 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). Perkins is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1985 to Oct 1992, Perkins missed 101 of 3,659 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is better than the median of 4.3% 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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