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Rep. Thomas Corcoran

Former Representative for Illinois’s 14th District

Corcoran, a Republican, was the representative for Illinois’s 14th congressional district from 1983 to 1984.

He was previously the representative for Illinois’s 15th congressional district (1977-1982).

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Corcoran is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1984 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Corcoran sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Corcoran was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Corcoran sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (27%) Energy (26%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Social Welfare (6%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (5%) Labor and Employment (5%) International Affairs (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1977 to Oct 1984, Corcoran missed 367 of 4,534 roll call votes, which is 8.1%. This is on par with the median of 7.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1984. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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