Rep. Ben Jones
Former Representative from Georgia's 4th District
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Georgia's 4th District
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Jones was a moderate Democratic follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Jones’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Jones’s bills had a total of 9 cosponsors in the 102nd Congress.
Use this chart to compare Jones to other members of the House of Representatives in the 102nd Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Jones’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5943 (102nd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage employers to ...
- H.R. 4495 (102nd): To suspend until January 1, 1995, the duty on 1,8 Dichloroanthraquinone and ...
- H.R. 3016 (102nd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the targeted ...
- H.R. 2262 (102nd): To recognize the organization known as the National Association of Women Veterans, ...
- H.R. 1005 (102nd): To provide that the 25 percent pay increase under the Ethics Reform ...
- H.R. 5784 (101st): To provide that the 25 percent pay increase under the Ethics Reform ...
- H.R. 5496 (101st): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the targeted ...
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From Jan 1989 to Oct 1992, Jones missed 173 of 1,835 roll call votes, which is 9.4%. This is worse than the median of 4.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills