Rep. Millicent Fenwick

Former Representative from New Jersey’s 5th District, Republican

Fenwick, a Republican, was the representative for New Jersey's 5th congressional district from 1975 to 1982.



Our unique analysis of the bills Fenwick sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Fenwick is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Fenwick sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (20%) Government Operations and Politics (20%) Taxation (18%) Social Welfare (13%) International Affairs (9%) Labor and Employment (9%) Private Legislation (7%) Housing and Community Development (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1975 to Dec 1982, Fenwick missed 294 of 4,901 roll call votes, which is 6.0%. This is better than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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