Rep. Edgar “Ed” Jenkins

Former Representative from Georgia's 9th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1977-1992 Representative,
Georgia's 9th District

See Also: Bioguide

Sponsorship Analysis

Jenkins was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Jenkins’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Jenkins’s bills had a total of 445 cosponsors in the 102nd Congress.

Use this chart to compare Jenkins 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.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1977 to Oct 1992, Jenkins missed 781 of 8,177 roll call votes, which is 9.6%. 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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Primary Sources

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