Rep. Richard Zimmer

Former Representative from New Jersey's 12th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1991-1996 Representative,
New Jersey's 12th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Zimmer was a far-right Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Zimmer’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Zimmer’s bills had a total of 237 cosponsors in the 104th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Zimmer to other members of the House of Representatives in the 104th 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 Zimmer’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1991 to Sep 1996, Zimmer missed 53 of 3,394 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. This is better than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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