Rep. William Lipinski

Former Representative from Illinois’s 3rd District, Democrat

Lipinski, a Democrat, was the representative for Illinois's 3rd congressional district from 1993 to 2004.

He was previously the representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district (1983-1992).



Our unique analysis of the bills Lipinski 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 2004. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Lipinski is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Lipinski was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Lipinski sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Law (20%) Transportation and Public Works (18%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Economics and Public Finance (15%) Commerce (12%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (8%) International Affairs (7%) Environmental Protection (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1983 to Dec 2004, Lipinski missed 1,187 of 11,646 roll call votes, which is 10.2%. This is much worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2004. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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