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Rep. Charles Price

Former Representative for Illinois’s 21st District

Price, a Democrat, was the representative for Illinois's 21st congressional district from 1983 to 1988.

He was previously the representative for Illinois's 23rd congressional district (1973-1982); the representative for Illinois's 24th congressional district (1953-1972); the representative for Illinois's 25th congressional district (1949-1952); and the representative for Illinois's 22nd congressional district (1945-1948).

Enacted Legislation

Price was the primary sponsor of 41 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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 about one third or more 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

Price sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (41%) Economics and Public Finance (19%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Education (5%) Health (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1945 to Apr 1988, Price missed 637 of 12,280 roll call votes, which is 5.2%. This is on par with the median of 5.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Apr 1988. 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: