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Rep. Peter Barca

Former Representative for Wisconsin’s 1st District

Barca was the representative for Wisconsin’s 1st congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1993 to 1994.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Barca is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1994 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Barca sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1989 to Nov 29, 1994. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Barca sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (27%) Social Welfare (18%) Agriculture and Food (18%) Health (18%) International Affairs (18%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jun 1993 to Nov 1994, Barca missed 3 of 922 roll call votes, which is 0.3%. This is better than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: