Rep. William Hughes
Former Representative from New Jersey's 2nd District
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New Jersey's 2nd District
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Hughes was a moderate Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Hughes’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Hughes’s bills had a total of 582 cosponsors in the 103rd Congress.
Use this chart to compare Hughes to other members of the House of Representatives in the 103rd Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Hughes’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5303 (103rd): To make technical corrections in the Satellite Home Viewer Act of 1994.
- H.R. 5186 (103rd): Bureau of Prisons Community Services Projects Act of 1994
- H.R. 5081 (103rd): To provide for a demonstration project by Federal Prison Industries.
- H.R. 4894 (103rd): General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade Copyright Act of 1994
- H.J.Res. 386 (103rd): To designate September 14, 1994, as “Mercy Otis Warren Day”.
- H.R. 4668 (103rd): Marine Plastic Pollution Research and Control Act of 1994
- H.R. 4608 (103rd): Patent and Trademark Office Authorization Act of 1994
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From Jan 1975 to Nov 1994, Hughes missed 208 of 10,557 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. 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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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills