Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2003
Rep. David Phelps [D-IL19, 1999-2002] leaves office as Representative for Illinois's 19th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Illinois’s 19th District, Democrat
Phelps, a Democrat, was the representative for Illinois's 19th congressional district from 1999 to 2002.
Our unique analysis of the bills Phelps 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 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Phelps is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Phelps sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Phelps’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1999 to Nov 2002, Phelps missed 26 of 2,210 roll call votes, which is 1.2%. This is better than the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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