Rep. Robert Cornell

Former Representative from Wisconsin’s 8th District, Democrat

Cornell, a Democrat, was the representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district from 1975 to 1978.


Our unique analysis of the bills Cornell 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Cornell is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Cornell sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (19%) Armed Forces and National Security (18%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Education (12%) Labor and Employment (12%) Social Welfare (8%) Health (8%) Agriculture and Food (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1975 to Oct 1978, Cornell missed 24 of 2,813 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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