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Rep. Leslie Aspin

Former Representative from Wisconsin’s 1st District, Democrat

Aspin, a Democrat, was the representative for Wisconsin's 1st congressional district from 1971 to 1993.


Our unique analysis of the bills Aspin 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). Aspin is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Aspin was the primary sponsor of 14 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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

Aspin sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (28%) Environmental Protection (15%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) International Affairs (13%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (8%) Health (8%) Economics and Public Finance (8%) Sports and Recreation (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: