Rep. Fernand St. Germain [D]

Former Representative from Rhode Island’s 1st District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1961-1988 Representative Rhode Island's 1st District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills St. Germain 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 1988. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). St. Germain is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

St. Germain sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Finance and Financial Sector (43%) Government Operations and Politics (22%) Housing and Community Development (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Economics and Public Finance (6%) Taxation (5%) Social Welfare (5%) Private Legislation (3%)

Recent Bills

Some of St. Germain’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1961 to Oct 1988, St. Germain missed 1,356 of 11,148 roll call votes, which is 12.2%. This is much worse than the median of 5.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1988. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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