Rep. Edwin Eshleman

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 16th District, Republican

Eshleman, a Republican, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district from 1967 to 1976.


Our unique analysis of the bills Eshleman 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 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Eshleman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Eshleman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (23%) Labor and Employment (19%) Agriculture and Food (12%) Social Welfare (12%) Energy (12%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) Education (8%) Economics and Public Finance (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1967 to Oct 1976, Eshleman missed 906 of 3,921 roll call votes, which is 23.1%. This is much worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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