Rep. Martin Russo

Former Representative from Illinois’s 3rd District, Democrat

Russo, a Democrat, was the representative for Illinois's 3rd congressional district from 1975 to 1992.


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

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Russo sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (36%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (21%) Crime and Law Enforcement (15%) Labor and Employment (8%) International Affairs (5%) Health (5%) Economics and Public Finance (5%) Transportation and Public Works (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1975 to Oct 1992, Russo missed 817 of 9,472 roll call votes, which is 8.6%. This is worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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