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Rep. Gene Maguire

Former Representative from New Jersey’s 7th District, Democrat

Maguire, a Democrat, was the representative for New Jersey's 7th congressional district from 1975 to 1980.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Maguire 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 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Maguire is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Maguire was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Maguire sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Social Welfare (21%) Government Operations and Politics (21%) Health (16%) Taxation (14%) Education (11%) Housing and Community Development (6%) Science, Technology, Communications (6%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1975 to Dec 1980, Maguire missed 291 of 4,089 roll call votes, which is 7.1%. This is on par with the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: