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Rep. Ben Jones

Former Representative for Georgia’s 4th District

Jones was the representative for Georgia’s 4th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1989 to 1992.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Jones is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1992 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 Jones sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Jones sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (57%) Taxation (43%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1989 to Oct 1992, Jones missed 174 of 1,836 roll call votes, which is 9.5%. This is much worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. 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: