Rep. Cheri Bustos

Representative from Illinois’s 17th District


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
2013-2016 Representative Illinois's 17th District

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2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Bustos has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bustos is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Cheri Bustos sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2013 to Mar 2015, Bustos missed 23 of 1,348 roll call votes, which is 1.7%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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