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Rep. Eugene Atkinson

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 25th District

Atkinson was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 25th congressional district and was most recently a Republican (1981-1982) and previously a Democrat (1979-1980). He served from 1979 to 1982.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Atkinson is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1982 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Atkinson sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 4, 1977 to Dec 21, 1982. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Atkinson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (36%) Environmental Protection (27%) Energy (18%) International Affairs (18%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1979 to Dec 1982, Atkinson missed 152 of 2,088 roll call votes, which is 7.3%. This is on par with the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: