Rep. Brian Higgins

New York - District 26

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2013-2015 Representative,
New York's 26th District
2005-2013 Representative,
New York's 27th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Higgins is a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Higgins’s bills have had a total of 128 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Higgins to other members of the House of Representatives on leadership and ideology.

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Committee Membership

Brian Higgins sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2005 to Apr 2014, Higgins missed 357 of 7,169 roll call votes, which is 5.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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