Rep. Peter Torkildsen [R]

Former Representative from Massachusetts’s 6th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1993-1996 Representative Massachusetts's 6th District

Sponsorship Analysis

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)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Torkildsen sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (31%) Law (12%) Environmental Protection (10%) Taxation (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (10%) Families (10%) Private Legislation (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

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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Primary Sources

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