Rep. Joseph LeFante

Former Representative from New Jersey’s 14th District, Democrat

LeFante, a Democrat, was the representative for New Jersey's 14th congressional district from 1977 to 1978.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills LeFante 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). LeFante is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

LeFante sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (15%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Labor and Employment (15%) Education (15%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Social Welfare (10%) International Affairs (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1977 to Oct 1978, LeFante missed 374 of 1,540 roll call votes, which is 24.3%. This is much worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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