Rep. Melissa Bean

Former Representative from Illinois’s 8th District


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
2005-2010 Representative Illinois's 8th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Bean sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Bean is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2005 to Dec 2010, Bean missed 171 of 4,745 roll call votes, which is 3.6%. This is worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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