Rep. Joseph Gaydos

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 20th District, Democrat

Gaydos, a Democrat, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 20th congressional district from 1967 to 1992.


Our unique analysis of the bills Gaydos 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Gaydos is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Gaydos sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Labor and Employment (20%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Environmental Protection (14%) Taxation (14%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1969 to Oct 1992, Gaydos missed 919 of 11,642 roll call votes, which is 7.9%. This is worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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