Rep. Thomas Perriello

Former Representative from Virginia’s 5th District, Democrat

Perriello, a Democrat, was the representative for Virginia's 5th congressional district from 2009 to 2010.


Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Perriello 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 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Perriello is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Perriello sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (33%) Transportation and Public Works (19%) Health (14%) Education (14%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (10%) Taxation (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2009 to Dec 2010, Perriello missed 56 of 1,655 roll call votes, which is 3.4%. This is on par with the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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