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Rep. Thomas “Tom” Osborne

Former Representative from Nebraska’s 3rd District, Republican

Osborne, a Republican, was the representative for Nebraska's 3rd congressional district from 2001 to 2006.

Photo of Rep. Thomas “Tom” Osborne [R-NE3, 2001-2006]


Our unique analysis of the bills Osborne 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 2006. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Osborne is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Osborne 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

Osborne sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Agriculture and Food (18%) Families (16%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Education (13%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Social Welfare (10%) Water Resources Development (10%) Labor and Employment (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 2001 to Dec 2006, Osborne missed 84 of 3,426 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is on par with the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2006. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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