Rep. Newton Gingrich

Former Representative from Georgia's 6th District

Elected Positions

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

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Sponsorship Analysis

Gingrich was a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Gingrich’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Gingrich’s bills had a total of 528 cosponsors in the 105th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Gingrich to other members of the House of Representatives in the 105th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1979 to Dec 1998, Gingrich missed 651 of 8,005 roll call votes, which is 8.1%. This is 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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