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Rep. Andrew Jacobs Jr.

Former Representative for Indiana’s 10th District

Jacobs, a Democrat, was the representative for Indiana's 10th congressional district from 1983 to 1996.

He was previously the representative for Indiana's 11th congressional district (1975-1982); and the representative for Indiana's 11th congressional district (1965-1972).

Photo of Rep. Andrew Jacobs [D-IN10, 1983-1996]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Jacobs is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1996 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Jacobs sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Jacobs was the primary sponsor of 9 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Jacobs sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (25%) Taxation (17%) Social Welfare (14%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Health (10%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (8%) Law (8%) Finance and Financial Sector (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1965 to Sep 1996, Jacobs missed 749 of 13,898 roll call votes, which is 5.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: