Rep. Edgar “Ed” Jenkins [D]

Former Representative from Georgia’s 9th District

Elected Positions:

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

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Jenkins 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Jenkins is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Jenkins sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (57%) Taxation (30%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (4%) Sports and Recreation (4%) Finance and Financial Sector (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1977 to Oct 1992, Jenkins missed 795 of 8,199 roll call votes, which is 9.7%. This is much worse than the median of 4.4% 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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