Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1995
Rep. Timothy Penny [D-MN1, 1983-1994] leaves office as Representative for Minnesota's 1st congressional district.
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Former Representative from Minnesota’s 1st District, Democrat
Penny, a Democrat, was the representative for Minnesota's 1st congressional district from 1983 to 1994.
Our unique analysis of the bills Penny 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 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Penny is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Penny sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (20%) Education (17%) Labor and Employment (12%) Health (12%) International Affairs (12%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Social Welfare (8%)
Some of Penny’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1983 to Nov 1994, Penny missed 45 of 5,693 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. This is better than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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