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Rep. Andrew Garbarino

Representative for New York’s 2nd District

pronounced AN-droo // gar-BAR-een-oh

Garbarino is the representative for New York’s 2nd congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 3, 2021. Garbarino is next up for reelection in 2024 and serves until Jan 3, 2025. He is 38 years old.

Photo of Rep. Andrew Garbarino [R-NY2]

Earmarks

Garbarino proposed $77 million in earmarks for fiscal year 2024, including:

  • $10 million to Suffolk County Department of Public Works for “Smith Point Bridge Replacement Project”
  • $10 million to Suffolk County Department of Labor, Licensing and Consumer Affairs for “Brentwood Workforce Training Center”
  • $10 million to Village of Amityville for “Ville of Amityville Flood Remediation”

These are earmark requests which may or may not survive the legislative process to becoming law. Most representatives from both parties requested earmarks for fiscal year 2024. Across representatives who requested earmarks, the median total amount requested for this fiscal year was $39 million.

Earmarks are federal expenditures, tax benefits, or tariff benefits requested by a legislator for a specific entity. Rather than being distributed through a formula or competitive process administered by the executive branch, earmarks may direct spending where it is most needed for the legislator's district. All earmark requests in the House of Representatives are published online for the public to review. We don’t have earmark requests for senators. The fiscal year begins on October 1 of the prior calendar year. Source: Appropriations.house.gov. Background: Earmark Disclosure Rules in the House

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2022 Report Card for Garbarino.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Garbarino is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Garbarino has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2019 to Jun 1, 2023. See full analysis methodology.

Committee Membership

Andrew Garbarino sits on the following committees:

Enacted Legislation

Garbarino was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:

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Does 3 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.

We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Garbarino sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Immigration (23%) Crime and Law Enforcement (18%) Science, Technology, Communications (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Commerce (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Health (9%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Garbarino recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Key Votes

Garbarino voted Yea

Garbarino voted Yea

Passed 254/175 on Jul 27, 2022.

Garbarino voted Yea

Garbarino voted Yea

Garbarino voted Yea

Passed 256/174 on Mar 3, 2022.

This bill passed the House on March 3 and the Senate on June 16. However, the Senate's changes contained a minor provision that violated the …

Garbarino voted Yea

Missed Votes

From Jan 2021 to May 2023, Garbarino missed 19 of 1,242 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is on par with the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: