Rep. Robert Walker

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 16th District, Republican

Walker, a Republican, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district from 1977 to 1996.


Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Walker 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 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Walker is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Walker sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (18%) Science, Technology, Communications (14%) Environmental Protection (14%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (13%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Commerce (10%) Labor and Employment (10%) Taxation (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1977 to Sep 1996, Walker missed 260 of 10,661 roll call votes, which is 2.4%. This is on par with the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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