Sandman was the representative for New Jersey’s 2nd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1967 to 1974.
Sandman is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1974 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Sandman sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. See full analysis methodology.
Sandman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Social Welfare (18%) Taxation (16%) Crime and Law Enforcement (13%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Private Legislation (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%) Housing and Community Development (11%) Transportation and Public Works (8%)
Some of Sandman’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.J.Res. 1136 (93rd): Joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States ...
- H.Res. 1340 (93rd): Resolution expressing the sense of the House regarding the halt of U.S. ...
- H.Con.Res. 617 (93rd): Concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress regarding the withdrawal of foreign ...
- H.R. 16447 (93rd): A bill to incorporate the United States Submarine Veterans of World War ...
- H.R. 15836 (93rd): Older Americans’ Tax Savings Act
- H.R. 15478 (93rd): Older Americans’ Tax Savings Act
- H.J.Res. 1060 (93rd): Joint resolution to designate July 1974 as “July Belongs to Blueberries Month”.
From Jan 1967 to Dec 1974, Sandman missed 464 of 2,648 roll call votes, which is 17.5%. This is much worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- 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
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills