Rep. Gilbert “Gil” Gutknecht

Former Representative from Minnesota’s 1st District, Republican

Gutknecht, a Republican, was the representative for Minnesota's 1st congressional district from 1995 to 2006.


Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Gutknecht 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 2006. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Gutknecht is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Gutknecht sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (23%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Health (12%) Law (12%) Commerce (12%) Environmental Protection (9%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%) Labor and Employment (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1995 to Dec 2006, Gutknecht missed 123 of 7,172 roll call votes, which is 1.7%. This is better than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2006. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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