Rep. Rod Blagojevich

Former Representative from Illinois's 5th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1997-2002 Representative,
Illinois's 5th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Blagojevich was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Blagojevich’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Blagojevich’s bills had a total of 16 cosponsors in the 107th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Blagojevich to other members of the House of Representatives in the 107th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1997 to Nov 2002, Blagojevich missed 329 of 3,397 roll call votes, which is 9.7%. This is worse than the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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