Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2015
Rep. Jim Gerlach [R-PA6, 2003-2014] leaves office as Representative for Pennsylvania's 6th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 6th District, Republican
Gerlach, a Republican, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 6th congressional district from 2003 to 2014.
Our unique analysis of the bills Gerlach 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 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Gerlach is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Gerlach sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Gerlach’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2003 to Dec 2014, Gerlach missed 308 of 8,776 roll call votes, which is 3.5%. This is worse than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. ProPublica has tracked 123 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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