Rep. Daniel Rostenkowski (D)

Former Representative from Illinois’s 5th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1993-1994 Representative Illinois's 5th District
1961-1992 Representative Illinois's 8th District
1959-1960 Representative Illinois's 8th District

See Also: Bioguide

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 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). Rostenkowski is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1959 to Nov 1994, Rostenkowski missed 1,775 of 14,257 roll call votes, which is 12.5%. This is 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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