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Rep. Tom MacArthur

Representative from New Jersey’s 3rd District, Republican

MacArthur, a Republican, is the representative for New Jersey's 3rd congressional district and has served since Jan 6, 2015 (next election in 2018) (map).

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Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for MacArthur.

Sponsorship Analysis

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)

Committee Membership

Tom MacArthur sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

MacArthur sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (25%) Armed Forces and National Security (20%) Health (15%) Emergency Management (15%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (15%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (10%)

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.J.Res. 69: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of the Interior relating to “Non-Subsistence ...
Feb 16, 2017. Passed 225/193.
H.J.Res. 69 would nullify the rule issued by the Department of the Interior on August 5, 2016, amending regulations for National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska that govern predator control and public participation and closure procedures. The rule amended regulations for the National Wildlife Refuges in ...
Nay S.Con.Res. 3: A concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2017 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal ...
Jan 13, 2017. Passed 227/198.
It’s no secret that the President and congressional Republicans want to repeal the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. Their main method of preparing to do so is Senate Concurrent Resolution 3 which passed the Senate and House in early January 2017. #### What ...
Nay H.R. 511: Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015
Nov 17, 2015. Passed 249/177.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2015 to Sep 2017, MacArthur missed 26 of 1,854 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% 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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