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.

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Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2013 Report Card for Andrews.

Sponsorship Analysis

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)

Enacted Legislation

Andrews was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

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%) Finance and Financial Sector (5%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Andrews’s Vote Vote Description
No H.R. 3309 (113th): Innovation Act
Dec 5, 2013. Passed 325/91.
No H.R. 1947 (113th): Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Jun 20, 2013. Failed 195/234.
No H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
Aye S. 365 (112th): Budget Control Act of 2011
Aug 1, 2011. Passed 269/161.
The Budget Control Act of 2011 (Pub.L. 112–25, S. 365, 125 Stat. 240, enacted August 2, 2011) is a federal statute in the United States that was signed into law by President Barack Obama on August 2, 2011. The Act brought conclusion to the United ...
No H.R. 1249 (112th): Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
Jun 23, 2011. Passed 304/117.
The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011. The law represents the most significant change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, and ...
Nay S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
Aye H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
Nay H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.

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. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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