Rep. Carl Perkins
Former Representative from Kentucky's 7th District
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Kentucky's 7th District
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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.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Perkins’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5980 (102nd): Veterans’ Job Training Act of 1992
- H.R. 5723 (102nd): School-to-Work Transition and Skill Standards Development Act of 1992
- H.R. 5329 (102nd): To amend the Job Training Partnership Act to improve employment and training ...
- H.R. 5119 (102nd): To authorize the construction of the Cumberland Mountain Trail in the States ...
- H.R. 4407 (102nd): Employment and Economic Growth Act
- H.R. 3691 (102nd): Directing the Secretary of the Army to develop and implement a plan ...
- H.R. 3632 (102nd): Work Colleges Act of 1991
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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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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills