Rep. Steve Kagen

Former Representative from Wisconsin’s 8th District, Democrat

Kagen, a Democrat, was the representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district from 2007 to 2010.



Our unique analysis of the bills Kagen 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 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Kagen is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Kagen sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (23%) Commerce (13%) Taxation (13%) Social Welfare (12%) Energy (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 2007 to Dec 2010, Kagen missed 99 of 3,531 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is on par with the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. ProPublica has tracked 18 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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