Rep. Joseph Ammerman

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 23rd District, Democrat

Ammerman, a Democrat, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 23rd congressional district from 1977 to 1978.


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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Ammerman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Ammerman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Agriculture and Food (67%) Law (33%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1977 to Oct 1978, Ammerman missed 248 of 1,540 roll call votes, which is 16.1%. This is much worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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