Rep. Joseph Brennan

Former Representative from Maine’s 1st District, Democrat

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


Our unique analysis of the bills Brennan 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 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Brennan is shown as a purple triangle. (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

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

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