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Rep. Timothy Roemer

Former Representative for Indiana’s 3rd District

Roemer was the representative for Indiana’s 3rd congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1991 to 2002.

Photo of Rep. Timothy Roemer [D-IN3, 1991-2002]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Roemer is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2002 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Roemer sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 7, 1997 to Nov 19, 2002. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Roemer was the primary sponsor of 6 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Roemer sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (26%) Education (16%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Social Welfare (12%) Law (12%) Commerce (8%) Science, Technology, Communications (6%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1991 to Nov 2002, Roemer missed 53 of 6,791 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. This is better than the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: