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Rep. Jennifer Dunn

Former Representative for Washington’s 8th District

Dunn was the representative for Washington’s 8th congressional district and was a Republican. She served from 1993 to 2004.

Photo of Rep. Jennifer Dunn [R-WA8, 1993-2004]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Dunn is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2004 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Dunn sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Dunn was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Dunn sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (19%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Finance and Financial Sector (12%) Health (12%) Commerce (12%) Social Welfare (11%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Labor and Employment (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Dec 2004, Dunn missed 254 of 7,080 roll call votes, which is 3.6%. This is on par with the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2004. 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: