Rep. James Sensenbrenner Jr.

Wisconsin - District 5

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2003-2015 Representative,
Wisconsin's 5th District
1979-2002 Representative,
Wisconsin's 9th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Sensenbrenner is a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Sensenbrenner’s bills have had a total of 356 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Committee Membership

James Sensenbrenner Jr. sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 1979 to Apr 2014, Sensenbrenner missed 339 of 20,902 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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