Rep. Charles Whalen Jr.

Former Representative from Ohio’s 3rd District, Republican

Whalen, a Republican, was the representative for Ohio's 3rd congressional district from 1967 to 1978.


Our unique analysis of the bills Whalen 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Whalen is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Whalen sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Social Welfare (25%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Taxation (15%) International Affairs (12%) Labor and Employment (9%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Health (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1967 to Oct 1978, Whalen missed 511 of 5,461 roll call votes, which is 9.4%. This is on par with the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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