Rep. Paul Findley

Former Representative from Illinois’s 20th District, Republican

Findley, a Republican, was the representative for Illinois's 20th congressional district from 1961 to 1982.


Our unique analysis of the bills Findley 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 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Findley is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Findley sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (25%) Taxation (17%) Agriculture and Food (13%) Social Welfare (11%) Labor and Employment (8%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) International Affairs (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1961 to Dec 1982, Findley missed 727 of 8,414 roll call votes, which is 8.6%. This is on par with the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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