Rep. Scott Garrett [R]

Representative from New Jersey’s 5th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2003-2016 Representative New Jersey's 5th District (map)

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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)

Committee Membership

Scott Garrett sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Garrett sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Finance and Financial Sector (39%) Taxation (18%) International Affairs (13%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Commerce (5%) Government Operations and Politics (5%) Transportation and Public Works (4%) Armed Forces and National Security (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2003 to Nov 2015, Garrett missed 150 of 9,418 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.

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Primary Sources

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