Rep. Carl Perkins

Former Representative from Kentucky's 7th District

Elected Positions

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

See Also: Bioguide

Sponsorship Analysis

Perkins was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Perkins’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Perkins’s bills had a total of 261 cosponsors in the 102nd Congress.

Use this chart to compare Perkins to other members of the House of Representatives in the 102nd Congress on leadership and ideology.

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Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 1985 to Oct 1992, Perkins missed 101 of 3,664 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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