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Rep. Thomas Ewing

Former Representative from Illinois’s 15th District, Republican

Ewing, a Republican, was the representative for Illinois's 15th congressional district from 1991 to 2000.

Photo of Rep. Thomas Ewing [R-IL15, 1991-2000]


Our unique analysis of the bills Ewing 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 2000. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Ewing is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Ewing was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were 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

Ewing sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (22%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (14%) Commerce (14%) Agriculture and Food (11%) Law (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) International Affairs (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jul 1991 to Dec 2000, Ewing missed 208 of 5,593 roll call votes, which is 3.7%. This is on par with the median of 3.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2000. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: