Rep. Edwin Forsythe
Former Representative from New Jersey's 13th District
|Dates||Title||State / District|
|Representative||New Jersey's 13th District|
|Representative||New Jersey's 6th District|
See Also: Bioguide
Forsythe was a moderate Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Forsythe’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Forsythe’s bills had a total of 111 cosponsors in the 98th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Forsythe to other members of the House of Representatives in the 98th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Forsythe’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.J.Res. 511 (98th): A joint resolution designating the one-year period beginning July 1, 1984 and ...
- H.J.Res. 410 (98th): A joint resolution to declare June 4-10, 1984, as National Fishing Week.
- H.J.Res. 362 (98th): A joint resolution to declare June 4-10, 1984, as National Fisheries Week.
- H.R. 3806 (98th): United States Fisheries Development Corporation Act
- H.R. 3645 (98th): A bill for the relief of Alejandro Ravancho and Zenaida Ravancho.
- H.R. 3381 (98th): National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Organic Act
- H.R. 3156 (98th): Merchant Marine Act of 1983
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From Nov 1970 to Mar 1984, Forsythe missed 1,000 of 7,169 roll call votes, which is 13.9%. This is worse than the median of 6.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1984. 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:
- 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