Rep. William Hughes [D]

Former Representative from New Jersey’s 2nd District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1975-1994 Representative New Jersey's 2nd District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Hughes 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 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hughes is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hughes sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (19%) Commerce (18%) Crime and Law Enforcement (13%) Law (13%) Social Welfare (10%) Labor and Employment (10%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1975 to Nov 1994, Hughes missed 228 of 10,594 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is better than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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