Rep. James “Jim” Marshall
Former Representative for Georgia’s 8th District
Marshall is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2010 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Marshall sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 21, 2010. See full analysis methodology.
Marshall sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Economics and Public Finance (20%) Government Operations and Politics (19%) Health (15%) Social Welfare (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Education (9%) Law (7%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (7%)
Recently Introduced Bills
Marshall recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.Res. 1703 (111th): Congratulating the Warner Robins Little League softball team from Warner Robins, Georgia, …
- H.R. 5511 (111th): Transaction Account Guarantee Program Act of 2010
- H.R. 5335 (111th): Nurses for Impoverished Schools Act
- H.Res. 1304 (111th): Honoring the members of the 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the …
- H.Res. 1195 (111th): Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require a three-fifths …
- H.R. 4383 (111th): Thomas J. Manton Prostate Cancer Early Detection and Treatment Act of 2009
- H.R. 3603 (111th): To rename the Ocmulgee National Monument.
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jan 2003 to Dec 2010, Marshall missed 275 of 5,966 roll call votes, which is 4.6%. This is worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.
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