Rep. Thomas “Tom” Tancredo

Former Representative from Colorado’s 6th District, Republican

Tancredo, a Republican, was the representative for Colorado's 6th congressional district from 1999 to 2008.



Our unique analysis of the bills Tancredo 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 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Tancredo is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Tancredo sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (17%) International Affairs (17%) Law (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (12%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Immigration (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1999 to Dec 2008, Tancredo missed 597 of 6,521 roll call votes, which is 9.2%. This is much worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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