Rep. Daniel Lipinski

Representative from Illinois’s 3rd District, Democrat

Lipinski, a Democrat, has been the representative for Illinois's 3rd congressional district since Jan 4, 2005 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Our unique analysis of the bills Lipinski has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his 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). Lipinski is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Lipinski for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Daniel Lipinski sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Lipinski sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Transportation and Public Works (21%) Science, Technology, Communications (19%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Education (12%) Taxation (10%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%) Health (7%) Commerce (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Lipinski’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 5351: To prohibit the transfer of any individual detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Sep 15, 2016. Passed.
Yea H.R. 4890: To impose a ban on the payment of bonuses to employees of the Internal Revenue Service until the Secretary of the Treasury develops and implements a ...
Apr 21, 2016. Passed.
Yea H.R. 308: Keep the Promise Act of 2015
Nov 16, 2015. Failed.
Nay H.R. 3461: To approve the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, signed at Vienna on July 14, 2015, relating to the ...
Sep 11, 2015. Failed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2005 to Sep 2016, Lipinski missed 255 of 8,832 roll call votes, which is 2.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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