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Rep. Joseph Vigorito

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 24th District

Vigorito, a Democrat, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 24th congressional district from 1965 to 1976.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Vigorito is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1976 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 Vigorito sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Vigorito was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Vigorito sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Agriculture and Food (23%) Environmental Protection (21%) Social Welfare (11%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Taxation (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1965 to Oct 1976, Vigorito missed 320 of 4,315 roll call votes, which is 7.4%. This is on par with the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. 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: