Vote — Feb 11, 2016 4:55 p.m.
Rep. Garrett [R-NJ5]: Aye
GovTrack Insider, our Kickstarter-backed work to summarize bills in Congress, has resumed. Here’s what we’ve been up to:
Representative from New Jersey’s 5th District, Republican
Garrett, a Republican, has been the representative for New Jersey's 5th congressional district since Jan 7, 2003 (next election in 2016) (map).
Our unique analysis of the bills Garrett has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Garrett is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Scott Garrett sits on the following committees:
Garrett sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Finance and Financial Sector (39%) Taxation (18%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) International Affairs (13%) Commerce (5%) Government Operations and Politics (5%) Housing and Community Development (4%) Transportation and Public Works (4%)
Some of Garrett’s most recently sponsored bills include...
View All » (including bills from previous years)
From Jan 2003 to Feb 2016, Garrett missed 152 of 9,557 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 10 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: