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Rep. Claudine Schneider

Former Representative for Rhode Island’s 2nd District

Schneider was the representative for Rhode Island’s 2nd congressional district and was a Republican. She served from 1981 to 1990.

Photo of Rep. Claudine Schneider [R-RI2, 1981-1990]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Schneider is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1990 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 Schneider sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 27, 1990. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Schneider 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

Schneider sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (27%) Environmental Protection (22%) International Affairs (11%) Housing and Community Development (9%) Taxation (9%) Energy (7%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) Education (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1981 to Oct 1990, Schneider missed 315 of 4,449 roll call votes, which is 7.1%. This is on par with the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. 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: