Rep. Jerry Costello

Former Representative from Illinois's 12th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1993-2013 Representative,
Illinois's 12th District
1987-1992 Representative,
Illinois's 21st District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Costello was a centrist Democratic follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Costello’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Costello’s bills had a total of 147 cosponsors in the 112th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Costello to other members of the House of Representatives in the 112th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Aug 1988 to Jan 2013, Costello missed 542 of 15,446 roll call votes, which is 3.5%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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