Rep. John Porter

Former Representative from Illinois’s 10th District

Republican

Elected Positions

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

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Porter 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). Porter is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

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 10,840 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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