Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2013
Rep. Chip Cravaack [R-MN8, 2011-2012] leaves office as Representative for Minnesota's 8th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Minnesota’s 8th District, Republican
Cravaack, a Republican, was the representative for Minnesota's 8th congressional district from 2011 to 2012.
Our unique analysis of the bills Cravaack 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 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Cravaack is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Cravaack sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Cravaack’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2011 to Jan 2013, Cravaack missed 16 of 1,606 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. This is better than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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