Pappas was the representative for New Jersey’s 12th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1997 to 1998.
Pappas is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1998 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Pappas sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 5, 1993 to Dec 17, 1998. See full analysis methodology.
Pappas sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (17%) International Affairs (17%) Agriculture and Food (17%) Housing and Community Development (17%) Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Commerce (17%)
Recently Introduced Bills
Pappas recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.Res. 519 (105th): Concerning Iraqi development of weapons of mass destruction.
- H.R. 3567 (105th): Medicare Home Health Equity Act of 1998
- H.R. 3566 (105th): Mid-Atlantic Open Space and Farmland Preservation Act
- H.R. 3233 (105th): Historic Battleship Preservation Act
- H.Con.Res. 188 (105th): Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding Turkey’s claim of sovereignty to …
- H.Res. 267 (105th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the citizens of …
- H.R. 955 (105th): Family Freedom Home Office Deduction Act of 1997
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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jan 1997 to Dec 1998, Pappas missed 0 of 1,187 roll call votes, which is 0.0%. This is better than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1998. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.
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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
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills