Rep. Todd Akin

Former Representative from Missouri's 2nd District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2001-2013 Representative,
Missouri's 2nd District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Akin was a far-right Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Akin’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Akin’s bills had a total of 290 cosponsors in the 112th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Akin to other members of the House of Representatives in the 112th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2001 to Jan 2013, Akin missed 459 of 8,568 roll call votes, which is 5.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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