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Rep. Robert McClory

Former Representative for Illinois’s 13th District

McClory, a Republican, was the representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district from 1973 to 1982.

He was previously the representative for Illinois's 12th congressional district (1963-1972).


Ideology–Leadership Chart

McClory is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1982 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills McClory sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

McClory was the primary sponsor of 5 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

McClory sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (29%) Private Legislation (16%) Crime and Law Enforcement (13%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Law (9%) Environmental Protection (9%) Economics and Public Finance (7%) Immigration (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1963 to Dec 1982, McClory missed 769 of 8,174 roll call votes, which is 9.4%. This is on par with the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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