Rep. Thomas “Tom” Petri

Former Representative from Wisconsin’s 6th District

Republican

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1979-2014 Representative Wisconsin's 6th District

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2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Petri sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Petri is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Feb 1979 to Dec 2014, Petri missed 226 of 21,214 roll call votes, which is 1.1%. This is better than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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