Rep. Benjamin Gilman [R]

Former Representative from New York’s 20th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1993-2002 Representative New York's 20th District
1983-1992 Representative New York's 22nd District
1973-1982 Representative New York's 26th District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Gilman 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 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Gilman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Gilman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (19%) International Affairs (18%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (12%) Law (10%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Commerce (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Nov 2002, Gilman missed 556 of 16,408 roll call votes, which is 3.4%. This is on par with the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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