Rep. Amory “Amo” Houghton Jr. [R]

Former Representative from New York’s 29th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2003-2004 Representative New York's 29th District
1993-2002 Representative New York's 31st District
1987-1992 Representative New York's 34th District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Houghton 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 2004. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Houghton is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Houghton sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (23%) Commerce (16%) Finance and Financial Sector (14%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Social Welfare (9%) Law (9%) Labor and Employment (9%) Families (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1987 to Dec 2004, Houghton missed 755 of 9,855 roll call votes, which is 7.7%. This is much worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2004. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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