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Rep. Jay Johnson

Former Representative from Wisconsin’s 8th District, Democrat

Johnson, a Democrat, was the representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district from 1997 to 1998.

Photo of Rep. Jay Johnson [D-WI8, 1997-1998]


Our unique analysis of the bills Johnson 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 1998. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Johnson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Johnson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (67%) Crime and Law Enforcement (33%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1997 to Dec 1998, Johnson missed 15 of 1,187 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is better than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1998. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: