Rep. John Shimkus

Illinois - District 15

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2013-2015 Representative,
Illinois's 15th District
2003-2013 Representative,
Illinois's 19th District
1997-2002 Representative,
Illinois's 20th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Shimkus is a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Shimkus’s bills have had a total of 213 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Committee Membership

John Shimkus sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 1997 to Apr 2014, Shimkus missed 367 of 11,787 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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