Rep. Vernon Thomson

Former Representative from Wisconsin’s 3rd District, Republican

Thomson, a Republican, was the representative for Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district from 1961 to 1974.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Thomson 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Thomson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Thomson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Agriculture and Food (22%) Armed Forces and National Security (15%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Private Legislation (12%) Taxation (12%) Housing and Community Development (10%) Labor and Employment (7%) Economics and Public Finance (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1961 to Dec 1974, Thomson missed 168 of 3,513 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is better than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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