Rep. Gary Franks
Former Representative from Connecticut's 5th District
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Connecticut's 5th District
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Franks was a centrist Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Franks’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Franks’s bills had a total of 1 cosponsors in the 104th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Franks to other members of the House of Representatives in the 104th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Franks’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 202 (104th): Expressing the sense of the Congress that United States companies should acquire ...
- H.R. 3214 (104th): To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 ...
- H.R. 3190 (104th): To prohibit Federal agencies to require or encourage preferences based on race, ...
- H.R. 3092 (104th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage State unemployment ...
- H.R. 3093 (104th): To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 ...
- H.R. 2432 (104th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require State unemployment ...
- H.R. 2430 (104th): To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require that ...
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From Jan 1991 to Sep 1996, Franks missed 39 of 3,394 roll call votes, which is 1.1%. This is better than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills