Rep. Philip “Phil” Crane

Former Representative from Illinois's 8th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1993-2004 Representative,
Illinois's 8th District
1973-1992 Representative,
Illinois's 12th District
1969-1972 Representative,
Illinois's 13th District

See Also: Crane's Official Website | OpenSecrets | Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Crane was a far-right Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Crane’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Crane’s bills had a total of 601 cosponsors in the 108th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Crane to other members of the House of Representatives in the 108th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Dec 1969 to Dec 2004, Crane missed 1,999 of 18,334 roll call votes, which is 10.9%. This is worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2004. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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