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

Bean was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Bean’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Bean’s bills had a total of 120 cosponsors in the 111th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Bean to other members of the House of Representatives in the 111th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See 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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