Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1993
Rep. Carl Perkins [D-KY7, 1983-1992] leaves office as Representative for Kentucky's 7th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Kentucky’s 7th District, Democrat
Perkins, a Democrat, was the representative for Kentucky's 7th congressional district from 1983 to 1992.
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)
Perkins sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Education (31%) Labor and Employment (15%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (12%) Social Welfare (12%) Environmental Protection (8%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Taxation (8%)
Some of Perkins’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1985 to Oct 1992, Perkins missed 101 of 3,665 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is better 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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