Rep. Daniel Rostenkowski

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

Rostenkowski was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Rostenkowski’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Rostenkowski’s bills had a total of 370 cosponsors in the 103rd Congress.

Use this chart to compare Rostenkowski to other members of the House of Representatives in the 103rd Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See 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 1,774 of 14,069 roll call votes, which is 12.6%. 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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