King was the representative for New York’s 29th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1973 to 1974.
He was previously the representative for New York’s 30th congressional district as a Republican from 1963 to 1972; and the representative for New York’s 31st congressional district as a Republican from 1961 to 1962.
King sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (17%) Labor and Employment (17%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Social Welfare (13%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Energy (10%) Agriculture and Food (10%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%)
Some of King’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 17419 (93rd): A bill to prohibit any increase in the price of certain consumer ...
- H.R. 17273 (93rd): A bill to provide for a county referendum in the case of ...
- H.R. 16935 (93rd): A bill to prohibit any change in the status of any member ...
- H.Con.Res. 645 (93rd): Concurrent resolution proposing the recognition of the village of Whitehall, Washington County, ...
- H.R. 16060 (93rd): A bill for the relief of Miss Tarieh Rizk.
- H.R. 15987 (93rd): Nuclear Energy Reappraisal Act
- H.R. 14433 (93rd): A bill for the relief of Mr. Rostislav K. Benes, his wife, ...
From Jan 1961 to Dec 1974, King missed 652 of 3,513 roll call votes, which is 18.6%. This is much worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. 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
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills