Rep. James Florio

Former Representative from New Jersey’s 1st District, Democrat

Florio, a Democrat, was the representative for New Jersey's 1st congressional district from 1975 to 1990.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Florio 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 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Florio is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Florio sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Environmental Protection (24%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Health (13%) Labor and Employment (13%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) Law (8%) Commerce (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1975 to Nov 1989, Florio missed 1,131 of 8,004 roll call votes, which is 14.1%. This is much worse than the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1989. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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