Rep. John Peterson (R)

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 5th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1997-2008 Representative Pennsylvania's 5th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Peterson sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

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

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1997 to Dec 2008, Peterson missed 789 of 7,708 roll call votes, which is 10.2%. This is worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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