Rep. Albio Sires

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).

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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)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Sires for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Albio Sires sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Sires sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Transportation and Public Works (26%) International Affairs (26%) Health (13%) Housing and Community Development (10%) Emergency Management (6%) Immigration (6%) Commerce (6%) Armed Forces and National Security (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Nov 2006 to Sep 2016, Sires missed 385 of 7,645 roll call votes, which is 5.0%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% 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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Primary Sources

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