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Representative from Illinois’s 8th District, Democrat
Duckworth, a Democrat, has been the representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).
Our unique analysis of the bills Duckworth has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Duckworth is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Tammy Duckworth sits on the following committees:
Duckworth sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Duckworth’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2013 to Feb 2016, Duckworth missed 159 of 1,970 roll call votes, which is 8.1%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 139 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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