Rep. Joe Walsh

Former Representative from Illinois's 8th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2011-2013 Representative,
Illinois's 8th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Walsh was a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Walsh’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Walsh’s bills had a total of 343 cosponsors in the 112th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Walsh 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 Walsh’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 2011 to Jan 2013, Walsh missed 51 of 1,606 roll call votes, which is 3.2%. 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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