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Rep. Joseph Brennan

Former Representative for Maine’s 1st District

Brennan, a Democrat, was the representative for Maine's 1st congressional district from 1987 to 1990.

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Brennan is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1990 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Brennan sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Brennan sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Environmental Protection (36%) Government Operations and Politics (21%) Crime and Law Enforcement (14%) Health (14%) Labor and Employment (14%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1987 to Oct 1990, Brennan missed 88 of 1,835 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is on par with the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: