Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2001
Rep. Thomas Ewing [R-IL15, 1991-2000] leaves office as Representative for Illinois's 15th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Illinois’s 15th District, Republican
Ewing, a Republican, was the representative for Illinois's 15th congressional district from 1991 to 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)
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%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%)
Some of Ewing’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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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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