Rep. Tom MacArthur

Representative from New Jersey’s 3rd District, Republican

MacArthur, a Republican, has been the representative for New Jersey's 3rd congressional district since Jan 6, 2015 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Our unique analysis of the bills MacArthur 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). MacArthur is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for MacArthur for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Tom MacArthur sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

MacArthur sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (31%) Armed Forces and National Security (23%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (15%) Health (15%) Emergency Management (15%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

MacArthur’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 5525: End Taxpayer Funded Cell Phones Act of 2016
Jun 21, 2016. Failed.
Nay H.R. 511: Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015
Nov 17, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 692: Default Prevention Act
Oct 21, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 360: Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2015
Mar 23, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2015 to Sep 2016, MacArthur missed 18 of 1,277 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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