Rep. Rahm Emanuel

Former Representative from Illinois's 5th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2003-2009 Representative,
Illinois's 5th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Emanuel was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Emanuel’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Emanuel’s bills had a total of 535 cosponsors in the 110th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Emanuel to other members of the House of Representatives in the 110th 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 Emanuel’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 2003 to Dec 2008, Emanuel missed 146 of 4,311 roll call votes, which is 3.4%. This is worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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