Rep. Sam Gejdenson
Former Representative from Connecticut's 2nd District
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Connecticut's 2nd District
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Gejdenson was a moderate Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Gejdenson’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Gejdenson’s bills had a total of 777 cosponsors in the 106th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Gejdenson to other members of the House of Representatives in the 106th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Gejdenson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Con.Res. 433 (106th): Expressing the sense of Congress with respect to the parliamentary elections held ...
- H.R. 5253 (106th): East Timor Transition to Independence Act of 2000
- H.Con.Res. 401 (106th): Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding high-level visits by Taiwanese officials ...
- H.R. 4697 (106th): International Anti-Corruption and Good Governance Act of 2000
- H.R. 4417 (106th): Satellite Exports With Security Act of 2000
- H.R. 4306 (106th): Commercial Competitiveness and Labor Rights in China Act of 2000
- H.Con.Res. 304 (106th): Expressing the condemnation of the continued egregious violations of human rights in ...
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From Jan 1981 to Dec 2000, Gejdenson missed 252 of 10,239 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is better than the median of 3.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2000. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Congressional Pictorial Directory for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills