Rep. Mel Reynolds

Former Representative from Illinois’s 2nd District


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1993-1995 Representative Illinois's 2nd District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

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

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1993 to Sep 1995, Reynolds missed 451 of 1,822 roll call votes, which is 24.8%. This is worse than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1995. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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