Rep. James Howard

Former Representative from New Jersey's 3rd District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1965-1988 Representative,
New Jersey's 3rd District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Howard was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Howard’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Howard’s bills had a total of 613 cosponsors in the 100th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Howard to other members of the House of Representatives in the 100th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1965 to Mar 1988, Howard missed 1,009 of 10,120 roll call votes, which is 10.0%. This is worse than the median of 5.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1988. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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