Rep. David Minge

Former Representative from Minnesota’s 2nd District, Democrat

Minge, a Democrat, was the representative for Minnesota's 2nd congressional district from 1993 to 2000.



Our unique analysis of the bills Minge 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 2000. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Minge is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Minge was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Minge sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (16%) Economics and Public Finance (16%) Agriculture and Food (15%) Environmental Protection (12%) Social Welfare (11%) Commerce (11%) Taxation (11%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Dec 2000, Minge missed 83 of 4,863 roll call votes, which is 1.7%. This is better than the median of 3.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2000. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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