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Rep. Jill Long Thompson

Former Representative for Indiana’s 4th District

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]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Long Thompson is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1994 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 Long Thompson sponsored and cosponsored. See full 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%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Taxation (9%) Education (9%) Environmental Protection (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

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