Rep. John Porter

Former Representative from Illinois's 10th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1979-2000 Representative Illinois's 10th District

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Porter was a centrist Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Porter’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Porter’s bills had a total of 300 cosponsors in the 106th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Porter to other members of the House of Representatives in the 106th Congress on leadership and ideology.

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Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1980 to Dec 2000, Porter missed 405 of 10,833 roll call votes, which is 3.7%. This is worse than the median of 3.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2000. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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