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Rep. Madeleine Dean

Representative for Pennsylvania’s 4th District

pronounced MA-duh-lin // deen

Dean is the representative for Pennsylvania’s 4th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. She has served since Jan 3, 2019. Dean’s current term ends on Jan 3, 2021.

Photo of Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA4]


Legislative Metrics

Read our 2019 Report Card for Dean.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Dean is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Dean has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Nov 27, 2020. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100%

Committee Membership

Madeleine Dean sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Dean sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (23%) Finance and Financial Sector (19%) Crime and Law Enforcement (15%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Education (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Taxation (8%) Law (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Dean voted Yea

Dean voted Aye

Passed 260/165 on Dec 11, 2019.

Dean voted Yea

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Nov 2020, Dean missed 6 of 928 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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