Rep. Peter Frelinghuysen Jr.

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

Frelinghuysen, a Republican, was the representative for New Jersey's 5th congressional district from 1953 to 1974.


Our unique analysis of the bills Frelinghuysen 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Frelinghuysen is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Frelinghuysen sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (40%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (20%) Health (20%) Education (20%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1953 to Dec 1974, Frelinghuysen missed 592 of 4,182 roll call votes, which is 14.2%. This is worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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