Rep. Dennis Kucinich [D]

Former Representative from Ohio’s 10th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1997-2012 Representative Ohio's 10th District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Kucinich 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 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Kucinich is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Kucinich sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (30%) Agriculture and Food (17%) International Affairs (11%) Taxation (11%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1997 to Jan 2013, Kucinich missed 442 of 10,969 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. ProPublica has tracked 11 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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