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Representative from New Jersey’s 8th District, Democrat
Sires, a Democrat, has been the representative for New Jersey's 8th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).
He was previously the representative for New Jersey's 13th congressional district (2006-2012).
Our unique analysis of the bills Sires has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Sires is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Albio Sires sits on the following committees:
Sires sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Sires’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Nov 2006 to Feb 2016, Sires missed 336 of 7,149 roll call votes, which is 4.7%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 44 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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