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Rep. Robert “Bobby” Schilling

Former Representative for Illinois’s 17th District

Schilling was the representative for Illinois’s 17th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 2011 to 2012.

Photo of Rep. Robert “Bobby” Schilling [R-IL17, 2011-2012]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Schilling is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2013 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Schilling sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 1, 2013. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Schilling sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (100%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Schilling recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Key Votes

Schilling voted Nay

Passed 330/77 on Dec 19, 2012.

Schilling voted No

Schilling voted Aye

Schilling voted Nay

Schilling voted Aye

Passed 269/161 on Aug 1, 2011.

The Budget Control Act of 2011 (Pub.L. 112–25, S. 365, 125 Stat. 240, enacted August 2, 2011) is a federal statute enacted by the 112th …

Schilling voted No

Passed 304/117 on Jun 23, 2011.

The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack …

Schilling voted Nay

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Jan 2013, Schilling missed 35 of 1,606 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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