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Rep. Jefferson Van Drew

Representative for New Jersey’s 2nd District

pronounced JEF-er-sun // van jroo

Van Drew is the representative for New Jersey’s 2nd congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. He has served since Jan 3, 2019. Van Drew is next up for reelection in 2020.

Photo of Rep. Jefferson Van Drew [D-NJ2]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Van Drew is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives 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 Van Drew has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Jun 18, 2019. See full analysis methodology.

Committee Membership

Jefferson Van Drew sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Van Drew sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Transportation and Public Works (100%)

Recent Bills

Some of Van Drew’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Van Drew voted Yea

Van Drew voted Not Voting

Passed 257/150 on May 10, 2019.

Van Drew voted Aye

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Jun 2019, Van Drew missed 7 of 367 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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