Rep. Anthony Weiner [D]

Former Representative from New York’s 9th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1999-2011 Representative New York's 9th District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Weiner 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 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Weiner is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Weiner sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (18%) Crime and Law Enforcement (17%) Commerce (13%) International Affairs (13%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Health (10%) Social Welfare (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1999 to Jun 2011, Weiner missed 472 of 8,638 roll call votes, which is 5.5%. This is much worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jun 2011. ProPublica has tracked 8 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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