Rep. Gus Savage

Former Representative from Illinois’s 2nd District, Democrat

Savage, a Democrat, was the representative for Illinois's 2nd congressional district from 1981 to 1992.



Our unique analysis of the bills Savage 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Savage is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Savage sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (57%) Transportation and Public Works (14%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Labor and Employment (14%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1981 to Oct 1992, Savage missed 1,027 of 5,383 roll call votes, which is 19.1%. This is much worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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