Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D)

Former Representative from Rhode Island’s 1st District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1995-2010 Representative Rhode Island's 1st District
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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Kennedy 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 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Kennedy is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1995 to Dec 2010, Kennedy missed 770 of 10,703 roll call votes, which is 7.2%. This is much 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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