Rep. Paul Cronin

Former Representative from Massachusetts’s 5th District, Republican

Cronin, a Republican, was the representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district from 1973 to 1974.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Cronin 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Cronin is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Cronin sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Social Welfare (26%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Energy (11%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Education (9%) Transportation and Public Works (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Dec 1974, Cronin missed 82 of 1,078 roll call votes, which is 7.6%. This is on par with the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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