Rep. Thomas Railsback

Former Representative from Illinois’s 19th District


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1967-1982 Representative Illinois's 19th District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Railsback 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). Railsback is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1967 to Dec 1982, Railsback missed 1,034 of 7,526 roll call votes, which is 13.7%. This is worse than the median of 7.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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