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Rep. Daniel Crane

Former Representative for Illinois’s 19th District

Crane was the representative for Illinois’s 19th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1983 to 1984.

He was previously the representative for Illinois’s 22nd congressional district as a Republican from 1979 to 1982.

Misconduct

On Jul. 14, 1983, the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct investigated Crane for a sexual relationship with a 17-year old female House page in 1980 and recommended reprimand, 11-1. On Jul. 20, 1983, the House of Representatives rejected the reprimand recommendation, 289-136; censured him instead, 421-3. On Nov. 6, 1984, he was defeated in the election.

Jul. 14, 1983 House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct recommended reprimand, 11-1
Jul. 20, 1983 House of Representatives rejected the reprimand recommendation, 289-136; censured him instead, 421-3
Nov. 6, 1984 Defeated in the election.

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Crane is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1984 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 Crane sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Crane sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (28%) Government Operations and Politics (22%) Social Welfare (17%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1979 to Oct 1984, Crane missed 282 of 2,994 roll call votes, which is 9.4%. This is on par with the median of 7.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1984. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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