John Adler

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John Adler
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U.S. House, New Jersey, District 3
Former member
In office
January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2011
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2010
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayApril 4, 2011
Place of birthPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionJudaism
John Adler was a Democratic member of the U.S. House representing the 3rd District of New Jersey.

Voting Record

Frequency of Voting with Democratic Leadership

According to a July 2010 analysis of 1,357 votes cast from January 1, 2009 to June 16, 2010, Adler has voted with the House Democratic leadership 90.7% of the time.[1] That same analysis reported that he also voted with party leadership 90% of the time in 2010.

Washington Post Analysis

A separate analysis from The Washington Post from July 23, 2010, concluded that he votes 91.1% of the time with a majority of Democrats in the House of Representatives.[2]

Specific votes

Rep. Adler voted for the stimulus bill.[3] Fifty-seven percent of U.S. voters believed that the stimulus had either hurt the economy (36 percent) or had no impact (21 percent). Thirty-eight percent believed the stimulus helped the economy.[4]

Adler also voted in favor of the "Cash for Clunkers" bill.[5] According to a June 2009 Rasmussen Reports poll, 54 percent of likely U.S. voters opposed Cash for Clunkers, while 35 percent supported it.[6]

Adler supported the "Cap and Trade" bill.[7] Just after the bill’s passage, 42 percent of likely U.S. voters said that cap and trade would hurt the economy, while 19 percent believed that it would help. Another 15 percent said that the bill would have no impact.[8]

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