Rep. Todd Platts

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 19th District, Republican

Platts, a Republican, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 19th congressional district from 2001 to 2012.



Our unique analysis of the bills Platts 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 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Platts is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Platts sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (29%) Social Welfare (21%) Education (12%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Agriculture and Food (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%) Government Operations and Politics (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 2001 to Jan 2013, Platts missed 299 of 8,568 roll call votes, which is 3.5%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. ProPublica has tracked 7 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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