Rep. Edgar “Ed” Jenkins
Former Representative from Georgia's 9th District
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Georgia's 9th District
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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.
Some of Jenkins’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6079 (102nd): Sentencing Uniformity Act of 1992
- H.R. 6021 (102nd): To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center located in Augusta, ...
- H.R. 5645 (102nd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude certain sponsorship ...
- H.R. 5440 (102nd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the special ...
- H.R. 4922 (102nd): To provide duty-free entry privileges to participants in, and other individuals associated ...
- H.R. 4921 (102nd): To suspend for a 2-year period the duty on Malathion.
- H.R. 4923 (102nd): To extend the temporary suspension of the duty on nitro sulfon B.
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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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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