Rep. Peter Visclosky

Representative from Indiana’s 1st District, Democrat

Visclosky, a Democrat, has been the representative for Indiana's 1st congressional district since Jan 3, 1985 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Our unique analysis of the bills Visclosky has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Visclosky is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Visclosky for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Peter Visclosky sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Visclosky sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (100%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1985 to Sep 2016, Visclosky missed 375 of 19,577 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 106 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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