Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1997
Rep. Peter Torkildsen [R-MA6, 1993-1996] leaves office as Representative for Massachusetts's 6th congressional district.
Former Representative from Massachusetts’s 6th District, Republican
Torkildsen, a Republican, was the representative for Massachusetts's 6th congressional district from 1993 to 1996.
Our unique analysis of the bills Torkildsen 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 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Torkildsen is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Torkildsen sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (31%) Law (12%) Families (10%) Private Legislation (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Science, Technology, Communications (10%) Social Welfare (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%)
Some of Torkildsen’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1993 to Sep 1996, Torkildsen missed 67 of 2,462 roll call votes, which is 2.7%. 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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