Rep. Glenn Poshard

Former Representative from Illinois’s 19th District, Democrat

Poshard, a Democrat, was the representative for Illinois's 19th congressional district from 1993 to 1998.

He was previously the representative for Illinois's 22nd congressional district (1989-1992).

Photo of Rep. Glenn Poshard [D-IL19, 1993-1998]

Enacted Legislation

Poshard was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was 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

Poshard sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (38%) Government Operations and Politics (33%) Law (21%) Social Welfare (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1989 to Dec 1998, Poshard missed 205 of 5,485 roll call votes, which is 3.7%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1998. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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