Rep. Newton Gingrich [R]

Former Representative from Georgia’s 6th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1979-1998 Representative Georgia's 6th District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Gingrich 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 1998. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Gingrich is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Gingrich sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (29%) Crime and Law Enforcement (16%) Taxation (11%) Families (9%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Law (9%) International Affairs (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1979 to Dec 1998, Gingrich missed 663 of 8,022 roll call votes, which is 8.3%. This is much worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1998. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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