Rep. Steven Rothman

Former Representative from New Jersey’s 9th District, Democrat

Rothman, a Democrat, was the representative for New Jersey's 9th congressional district from 1997 to 2012.



Our unique analysis of the bills Rothman 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 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Rothman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Rothman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (18%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (18%) Health (15%) Education (12%) Sports and Recreation (12%) Emergency Management (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) International Affairs (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1997 to Jan 2013, Rothman missed 529 of 10,969 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. ProPublica has tracked 49 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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