Rep. William Clinger Jr. [R]

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 5th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1993-1996 Representative Pennsylvania's 5th District
1979-1992 Representative Pennsylvania's 23rd District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Clinger 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 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Clinger is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Clinger sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (32%) Economics and Public Finance (15%) Labor and Employment (13%) Law (11%) Environmental Protection (9%) Commerce (8%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1979 to Sep 1996, Clinger missed 355 of 9,121 roll call votes, which is 3.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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