Rep. James Nelligan

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 11th District, Republican

Nelligan, a Republican, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district from 1981 to 1982.


Our unique analysis of the bills Nelligan 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). Nelligan is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Nelligan sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (31%) International Affairs (23%) Energy (15%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Agriculture and Food (15%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1981 to Dec 1982, Nelligan missed 42 of 812 roll call votes, which is 5.2%. This is better than 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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