Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1991
Rep. Douglas Walgren [D-PA18, 1977-1990] leaves office as Representative for Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 18th District, Democrat
Walgren, a Democrat, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district from 1977 to 1990.
Our unique analysis of the bills Walgren 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 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Walgren is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Walgren sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (22%) Science, Technology, Communications (15%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (13%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Social Welfare (10%) Environmental Protection (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Education (10%)
Some of Walgren’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1977 to Oct 1990, Walgren missed 400 of 7,267 roll call votes, which is 5.5%. This is on par with the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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