Frank Kratovil

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Frank Kratovil
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U.S. House, Maryland, District 1
Retired Representative
In office
January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2011
Date of birthMay 29, 1968
Place of birthLanham, Maryland
Personal website
Frank Kratovil was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives. He represented the 1st District of Maryland.

Voting Record

Frequency of Voting with Democratic Leadership

According to a July 2010 analysis of 1,357 votes cast from January 1, 2009 to June 16, 2010, Kratovil has voted with the House Democratic leadership 84.5% of the time.[1] That same analysis reported that he also voted with party leadership 90.0% of the time in 2010.

Washington Post Analysis

A separate analysis from The Washington Post, concluded that he votes 84.9% of the time with a majority of Democrats in the House of Representatives.[2]

Specific votes

Rep. Kratovil voted in favor of the "Cash for Clunkers" bill.[3] According to a June 2009 Rasmussen Reports poll, 54 percent of likely U.S. voters opposed Cash for Clunkers, while 35 percent supported it.[4]

Kratovil also supported the "Cap and Trade" bill.[5] Just after the bill’s passage, 42 percent of likely U.S. voters said that cap and trade would hurt the economy, while 19 percent believed that it would help. Another 15 percent said that the bill would have no impact.[6]