Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2001
Rep. Bob Franks [R-NJ7, 1993-2000] leaves office as Representative for New Jersey's 7th congressional district.
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Former Representative from New Jersey’s 7th District, Republican
Franks, a Republican, was the representative for New Jersey's 7th congressional district from 1993 to 2000.
Our unique analysis of the bills Franks 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 2000. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Franks is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Franks sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (24%) Law (15%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Science, Technology, Communications (12%) Commerce (11%) Labor and Employment (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Families (8%)
Some of Franks’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1993 to Dec 2000, Franks missed 245 of 4,863 roll call votes, which is 5.0%. This is worse than the median of 3.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2000. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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