Rep. George Shipley

Former Representative from Illinois’s 22nd District, Democrat

Shipley, a Democrat, was the representative for Illinois's 22nd congressional district from 1973 to 1978.

He was previously the representative for Illinois's 23rd congressional district (1959-1972).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Shipley sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (26%) Social Welfare (15%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Taxation (12%) Agriculture and Food (12%) Health (12%) Transportation and Public Works (6%) Crime and Law Enforcement (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1959 to Oct 1978, Shipley missed 1,275 of 6,506 roll call votes, which is 19.6%. This is much worse 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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