Rep. Henry Reuss

Former Representative from Wisconsin’s 5th District, Democrat

Reuss, a Democrat, was the representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district from 1955 to 1982.

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Reuss 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 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Reuss is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Reuss sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Finance and Financial Sector (35%) Government Operations and Politics (31%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Private Legislation (8%) Taxation (8%) Labor and Employment (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1955 to Dec 1982, Reuss missed 607 of 8,936 roll call votes, which is 6.8%. This is on par with the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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