Rep. James “Jim” Saxton

Former Representative from New Jersey's 3rd District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1993-2009 Representative,
New Jersey's 3rd District
1985-1992 Representative,
New Jersey's 13th District
1983-1984 Representative,
New Jersey

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Sponsorship Analysis

Saxton was a moderate Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Saxton’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Saxton’s bills had a total of 369 cosponsors in the 110th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Saxton to other members of the House of Representatives in the 110th 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 Saxton’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1985 to Dec 2008, Saxton missed 383 of 13,834 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is better than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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