Rep. James Sensenbrenner Jr.

Representative from Wisconsin’s 5th District


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
2003-2016 Representative Wisconsin's 5th District
1979-2002 Representative Wisconsin's 9th District

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2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Sensenbrenner has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Sensenbrenner is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

James Sensenbrenner Jr. sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1979 to Mar 2015, Sensenbrenner missed 339 of 21,427 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. This is better than the median of 2.2% 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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