Rep. James Courter
Former Representative from New Jersey's 12th District
|Representative||New Jersey's 12th District|
|Representative||New Jersey's 13th District|
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Courter was a moderate Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Courter’s time serving in the House of Representatives.
Use this chart to compare Courter to other members of the House of Representatives in the 101st Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Bill Sponsorship & Cosponsorship
Some of Courter’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5414 (101st): Safe Senior Citizens Housing Act of 1990
- H.R. 5159 (101st): Senior Citizens Fire Safety Act of 1990
- H.R. 4678 (101st): To suspend for a 5-year period the duty on Dithiobisbenzanilide.
- H.R. 4332 (101st): To direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to carry out ...
- H.R. 4182 (101st): To temporarily suspend the duty on isophorone diisocyanate and trimethyl hexamethylene diisocyanate.
- H.R. 3579 (101st): To express the sense of Congress with respect to the use of ...
- H.R. 3571 (101st): Morris and Delaware and Raritan Navigation Canal National Heritage Corridor Act of ...
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From Jan 1979 to Oct 1990, Courter missed 628 of 5,684 roll call votes, which is 11.0%. This is worse than the median of 4.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Elligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills