Rep. Francis McCloskey

Former Representative from Indiana’s 8th District, Democrat

McCloskey, a Democrat, was the representative for Indiana's 8th congressional district from 1983 to 1994.


Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills McCloskey 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 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). McCloskey is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

McCloskey sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (28%) Health (17%) Labor and Employment (17%) Armed Forces and National Security (15%) Environmental Protection (9%) Education (6%) Law (4%) International Affairs (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1983 to Nov 1994, McCloskey missed 179 of 5,611 roll call votes, which is 3.2%. This is on par with the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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