Conable, a Republican, was the representative for New York's 30th congressional district from 1983 to 1984.
He was previously the representative for New York's 35th congressional district (1973-1982); and the representative for New York's 37th congressional district (1965-1972).
Conable is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1984 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Conable sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Conable was the primary sponsor of 9 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- H.R. 4491 (97th): A bill to exempt the United States Capitol Historical Society from certain taxes.
- H.R. 4613 (97th): Debt Collection Act of 1982
- H.J.Res. 469 (96th): A joint resolution designating February 19, 1980, as “Iwo Jima Commemoration Day”.
- H.R. 12556 (95th): A bill for the relief of Batavia Turf Farms, Inc.
- H.R. 13500 (94th): An Act to amend the Social Security Act with respect to food stamp purchases by welfare recipients.
- H.R. 2177 (94th): An Act to exempt from duty certain aircraft components and materials installed in aircraft previously exported from the United States where the aircraft is returned without having ...
- H.R. 5071 (94th): A bill to amend section 584 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 with respect to the treatment of affiliated banks for purposes of the common trust ...
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 about one third or more 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).
Conable sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Conable’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6236 (98th): REIT Tax Provisions Revision Act of 1984
- H.R. 6116 (98th): A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that ...
- H.R. 6068 (98th): Railroad Unemployment Compensation Amendments of 1984
- H.R. 6019 (98th): A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to ...
- H.Res. 512 (98th): A resolution providing for the consideration of the resolution (H. J. Res. ...
- H.R. 5726 (98th): Medicare Long-Term Care Act of 1984
- H.R. 5673 (98th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to repeal ...
From Jan 1965 to Oct 1984, Conable missed 707 of 8,848 roll call votes, which is 8.0%. This is on par with the median of 7.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1984. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- @unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills