Tuesday, December 30, 2014
By Ann Radelatwww.ctmirror.org
Washington – He has been called Connecticut’s “coolest congressman,” but U.S. Rep. Jim Himes faced some big challenges during the two years of the outgoing Congress. Next year he will find himself in a shrinking pool of centrists.
Representing Connecticut’s 4th District, which includes most of Fairfield County, Himes was slightly less likely to vote with his party than any other member of the Connecticut congressional delegation. The Sunlight Foundation, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that advocates for open government, said he voted with his party about 93 percent of the time. The average in the delegation was about 96 percent and the average for House Democrats was 93.2 percent.
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