Hunt was the representative for New Jersey’s 1st congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1967 to 1974.
Hunt is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1974 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 Hunt sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. See full analysis methodology.
Hunt sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (27%) Armed Forces and National Security (15%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Crime and Law Enforcement (12%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Private Legislation (9%) Social Welfare (6%) Energy (6%)
Some of Hunt’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 17200 (93rd): A bill to provide authority for the President to reduce amounts appropriated ...
- H.R. 17153 (93rd): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to exclude ...
- H.R. 16744 (93rd): A bill to amend title 37, United States Code, to provide reimbursement ...
- H.R. 15199 (93rd): Older Americans’ Tax Savings Act
- H.R. 14555 (93rd): Housing Act for Older Americans and the Handicapped
- H.R. 12912 (93rd): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to permit ...
- H.R. 12911 (93rd): A bill to require the execution of an oath or affirmation or ...
From Jan 1967 to Dec 1974, Hunt missed 228 of 2,648 roll call votes, which is 8.6%. This is on par with the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills