Rep. Andrew Jacobs Jr.

Former Representative from Indiana’s 10th District, Democrat

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).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Jacobs sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Jacobs is shown as a purple triangle. (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 it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

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

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