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Rep. Richard Schulze

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 5th District, Republican

Schulze, a Republican, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district from 1975 to 1992.


Our unique analysis of the bills Schulze 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Schulze is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Schulze was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Schulze sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (42%) Taxation (31%) Environmental Protection (8%) Housing and Community Development (5%) Economics and Public Finance (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1975 to Oct 1992, Schulze missed 834 of 9,472 roll call votes, which is 8.8%. This is worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: