Rep. Frederick Rooney

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 15th District, Democrat

Rooney, a Democrat, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district from 1963 to 1978.


Our unique analysis of the bills Rooney 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Rooney is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Rooney sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Transportation and Public Works (34%) Government Operations and Politics (22%) Sports and Recreation (11%) Economics and Public Finance (8%) Commerce (7%) Labor and Employment (7%) Environmental Protection (7%) Taxation (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Aug 1963 to Oct 1978, Rooney missed 408 of 6,034 roll call votes, which is 6.8%. This is better than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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