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Rep. Charles Hayes

Former Representative for Illinois’s 1st District

Hayes was the representative for Illinois’s 1st congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1983 to 1992.

Photo of Rep. Charles Hayes [D-IL1, 1983-1992]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Hayes is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1992 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Hayes sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Hayes was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hayes sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (30%) Labor and Employment (26%) Education (22%) Economics and Public Finance (7%) Taxation (7%) Housing and Community Development (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Sep 1983 to Oct 1992, Hayes missed 152 of 4,260 roll call votes, which is 3.6%. This is on par with 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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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: