Rep. Frank Pallone Jr.

Representative from New Jersey’s 6th District, Democrat

Pallone, a Democrat, has been the representative for New Jersey's 6th congressional district since Jan 5, 1993 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for New Jersey's 3rd congressional district (1989-1992); and the representative for New Jersey's 6th congressional district (1987-1988).

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Our unique analysis of the bills Pallone has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Pallone is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Pallone for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Frank Pallone Jr. sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Pallone sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (53%) Environmental Protection (18%) Taxation (11%) Sports and Recreation (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (5%) Science, Technology, Communications (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1989 to Sep 2016, Pallone missed 314 of 17,748 roll call votes, which is 1.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 4 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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