Rep. Robert “Rob” Andrews

Former Representative from New Jersey’s 1st District, Democrat

Andrews, a Democrat, was the representative for New Jersey's 1st congressional district from 1990 to 2014.



Our unique analysis of the bills Andrews 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 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Andrews is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2013 Statistics

Read our 2013 Report Card for Andrews for more statistics.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Andrews sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (49%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) International Affairs (9%) Labor and Employment (9%) Health (7%) Animals (7%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (5%) Finance and Financial Sector (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1991 to Feb 2014, Andrews missed 846 of 15,066 roll call votes, which is 5.6%. This is much worse than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 2014. ProPublica has tracked 173 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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