Rep. Kenneth Gray

Former Representative from Illinois’s 22nd District, Democrat

Gray, a Democrat, was the representative for Illinois's 22nd congressional district from 1985 to 1988.

He was previously the representative for Illinois's 24th congressional district (1973-1974); the representative for Illinois's 21st congressional district (1963-1972); and the representative for Illinois's 25th congressional district (1955-1962).


Our unique analysis of the bills Gray 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 1988. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Gray is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Gray sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (18%) Transportation and Public Works (18%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Social Welfare (10%) Environmental Protection (10%) Taxation (10%) Housing and Community Development (8%) Energy (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1955 to Oct 1988, Gray missed 988 of 5,864 roll call votes, which is 16.8%. This is much worse than the median of 5.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1988. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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