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Rep. Jill Long Thompson

Former Representative from Indiana’s 4th District, Democrat

Long Thompson, a Democrat, was the representative for Indiana's 4th congressional district from 1989 to 1994.

Photo of Rep. Jill Long Thompson [D-IN4, 1989-1994]


Our unique analysis of the bills Long Thompson sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Long Thompson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Long Thompson was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was 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 about one third or more 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

Long Thompson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Agriculture and Food (23%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (14%) Environmental Protection (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Taxation (9%) Education (9%)

Recent Bills

Some of Long Thompson’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Apr 1989 to Nov 1994, Long Thompson missed 16 of 2,943 roll call votes, which is 0.5%. This is better than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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