Rep. Daniel Rostenkowski [D]

Former Representative from Illinois’s 5th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1993-1994 Representative Illinois's 5th District
1959-1992 Representative Illinois's 8th District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Rostenkowski 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 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Rostenkowski is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Rostenkowski sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (26%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (16%) Health (14%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Social Welfare (9%) Labor and Employment (9%) Housing and Community Development (9%) Government Operations and Politics (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1959 to Nov 1994, Rostenkowski missed 1,965 of 14,287 roll call votes, which is 13.8%. This is much worse than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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