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Rep. George Sangmeister

Former Representative from Illinois’s 11th District, Democrat

Sangmeister, a Democrat, was the representative for Illinois's 11th congressional district from 1993 to 1994.

He was previously the representative for Illinois's 4th congressional district (1989-1992).


Our unique analysis of the bills Sangmeister 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). Sangmeister is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Sangmeister was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Sangmeister sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (25%) Crime and Law Enforcement (13%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Commerce (10%) Housing and Community Development (10%) Law (10%) Science, Technology, Communications (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1989 to Nov 1994, Sangmeister missed 118 of 2,958 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. 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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