Rep. William Widnall

Former Representative from New Jersey’s 7th District, Republican

Widnall, a Republican, was the representative for New Jersey's 7th congressional district from 1949 to 1974.

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Widnall 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Widnall is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Widnall sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Housing and Community Development (30%) Finance and Financial Sector (24%) Private Legislation (15%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Economics and Public Finance (6%) International Affairs (6%) Transportation and Public Works (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Feb 1950 to Dec 1974, Widnall missed 407 of 4,507 roll call votes, which is 9.0%. This is on par with the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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