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Rep. James Jontz

Former Representative from Indiana’s 5th District, Democrat

Jontz, a Democrat, was the representative for Indiana's 5th congressional district from 1987 to 1992.


Our unique analysis of the bills Jontz 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Jontz is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Jontz sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Environmental Protection (26%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (16%) Agriculture and Food (16%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (13%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Finance and Financial Sector (5%) Health (5%) Energy (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1987 to Oct 1992, Jontz missed 10 of 2,775 roll call votes, which is 0.4%. This is better than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. 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: