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Rep. Herbert Klein

Former Representative for New Jersey’s 8th District

Klein, a Democrat, was the representative for New Jersey’s 8th congressional district from 1993 to 1994.

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Klein is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1994 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Klein sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Klein 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

Klein sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (28%) Finance and Financial Sector (16%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (12%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%) Labor and Employment (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Law (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Nov 1994, Klein missed 19 of 1,122 roll call votes, which is 1.7%. This is better than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. 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: