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Rep. Michael Pappas

Former Representative for New Jersey’s 12th District

Pappas was the representative for New Jersey’s 12th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1997 to 1998.

Photo of Rep. Michael Pappas [R-NJ12, 1997-1998]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

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.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

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:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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