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Rep. James “Jim” Marshall

Former Representative for Georgia’s 8th District

Marshall was the representative for Georgia’s 8th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 2007 to 2010.

He was previously the representative for Georgia’s 3rd congressional district as a Democrat from 2003 to 2006.

Photo of Rep. James “Jim” Marshall [D-GA8, 2007-2010]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

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 liberal–conservative 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. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Marshall sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (20%) Government Operations and Politics (19%) Health (15%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Social Welfare (11%) Education (9%) Law (7%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Marshall’s Vote Vote Description
Yea S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
No H.R. 5136 (111th): National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011
May 28, 2010. Passed 229/186.
Nay H.Res. 317 (111th): Recognizing the region from Manhattan, Kansas, to Columbia, Missouri, as the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor, and ...
Sep 15, 2009. Passed 312/108.
Aye H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
Nay H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.

Missed Votes

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.

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Primary Sources

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