Rep. Henry Helstoski

Former Representative from New Jersey’s 9th District, Democrat

Helstoski, a Democrat, was the representative for New Jersey's 9th congressional district from 1965 to 1976.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Helstoski 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 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Helstoski is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Helstoski sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Private Legislation (18%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Social Welfare (12%) Taxation (11%) Education (10%) Labor and Employment (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1965 to Oct 1976, Helstoski missed 698 of 4,315 roll call votes, which is 16.2%. This is much worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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