Rep. Sidney Yates

Former Representative from Illinois's 9th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1965-1998 Representative Illinois's 9th District
1961-1962 Representative Illinois's 9th District
1959-1960 Representative Illinois's 9th District
1957-1958 Representative Illinois's 9th District
1953-1956 Representative Illinois's 9th District
1949-1952 Representative Illinois's 9th District

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Yates was a far-left Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Yates’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Yates’s bills had a total of 2 cosponsors in the 105th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Yates to other members of the House of Representatives in the 105th Congress on leadership and ideology.

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Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1949 to Dec 1998, Yates missed 1,299 of 17,418 roll call votes, which is 7.5%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1998. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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