Rep. Joseph McDade

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 10th District, Republican

McDade, a Republican, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district from 1963 to 1998.


Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills McDade 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 1998. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). McDade is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

McDade sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (23%) Law (18%) Commerce (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Labor and Employment (11%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1963 to Dec 1998, McDade missed 1,993 of 16,394 roll call votes, which is 12.2%. This is much worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1998. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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