Rep. Janice “Jan” Schakowsky

Illinois - District 9

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1999-2015 Representative,
Illinois's 9th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Schakowsky is a far-left Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Schakowsky’s bills have had a total of 566 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Committee Membership

Janice “Jan” Schakowsky sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 1999 to Apr 2014, Schakowsky missed 214 of 10,600 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. 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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