Rep. Danny Davis [D]

Representative from Illinois’s 7th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1997-2016 Representative Illinois's 7th District (map)

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Davis 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). Davis is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Danny Davis sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Davis sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Education (32%) Health (21%) Taxation (14%) Social Welfare (14%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1997 to Oct 2015, Davis missed 749 of 12,721 roll call votes, which is 5.9%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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