Rep. Patricia Schroeder

Former Representative from Colorado’s 1st District, Democrat

Schroeder, a Democrat, was the representative for Colorado's 1st congressional district from 1973 to 1996.


Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Schroeder sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Schroeder is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Schroeder sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (21%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Families (13%) Education (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%) Labor and Employment (9%) Law (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Sep 1996, Schroeder missed 496 of 13,012 roll call votes, which is 3.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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