Rep. Donald Payne

Former Representative from New Jersey's 10th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1989-2012 Representative,
New Jersey's 10th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Payne was a far-left Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Payne’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Payne’s bills had a total of 402 cosponsors in the 112th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Payne to other members of the House of Representatives in the 112th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1989 to Mar 2012, Payne missed 1,145 of 14,698 roll call votes, which is 7.8%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 2012. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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Recent Legislative Activity