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Rep. Tommy Robinson

Former Representative for Arkansas’s 2nd District

Robinson was the representative for Arkansas’s 2nd congressional district and was most recently a Republican (1989-1990) and previously a Democrat (1985-1989). He served from 1985 to 1990.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Robinson is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1990 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Robinson sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 27, 1990. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Robinson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (27%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (27%) Labor and Employment (27%) Government Operations and Politics (18%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Robinson recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1985 to Oct 1990, Robinson missed 208 of 2,733 roll call votes, which is 7.6%. This is worse than the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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