Rep. Luis Gutiérrez

Representative from Illinois’s 4th District, Democrat

Gutiérrez, a Democrat, has been the representative for Illinois's 4th congressional district since Jan 5, 1993 (next election in 2016) (map).



Our unique analysis of the bills Gutiérrez has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Gutiérrez is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Gutiérrez for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Luis Gutiérrez sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Gutiérrez sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Private Legislation (100%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1993 to Sep 2016, Gutiérrez missed 1,980 of 15,883 roll call votes, which is 12.5%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 436 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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