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Rep. Anthony Brindisi

Former Representative for New York’s 22nd District

pronounced AN-thuh-nee // brin-DI-see


Brindisi was the representative for New York’s 22nd congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 2019 to 2020.

Photo of Rep. Anthony Brindisi [D-NY22, 2019-2020]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2019 Report Card for Brindisi.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Brindisi is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2020 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 Brindisi sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Dec 28, 2020. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100%

Enacted Legislation

Brindisi 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

Brindisi sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (82%) Health (18%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Brindisi voted Yea

Passed 327/85 on Dec 21, 2020.

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, a major government funding bill, which also included economic stimulus provisions due ...

Brindisi voted Yea

Brindisi voted Nay

Passed 214/207 on Oct 1, 2020.

Brindisi voted Nay

Brindisi voted Nay

Passed 249/173 on Oct 22, 2019.

Brindisi voted Nay

Passed 284/149 on Jul 25, 2019.

Brindisi voted Yea

Brindisi voted Nay

Passed 228/198 on Feb 28, 2019.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Dec 2020, Brindisi missed 4 of 954 roll call votes, which is 0.4%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2020. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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

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Primary Sources

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