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Rep. Christopher Lee

Former Representative for New York’s 26th District

Lee was the representative for New York’s 26th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 2009 to 2011.

Photo of Rep. Christopher Lee [R-NY26, 2009-2011]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Lee is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2010 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 Lee sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Lee was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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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).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Lee sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (38%) Taxation (38%) International Affairs (25%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Lee’s Vote Vote Description
Yea S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
Yea H.Res. 989 (111th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should adopt national policies and ...
Jun 9, 2010. Failed 241/170.
Nay H.Res. 317 (111th): Recognizing the region from Manhattan, Kansas, to Columbia, Missouri, as the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor, and ...
Sep 15, 2009. Passed 312/108.
No H.R. 2965 (111th): Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repeal Act of 2010
Jul 8, 2009. Passed 386/41.
The Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010 (H.R. 2965, S. 4023) is a landmark United States federal statute enacted in December 2010 that established a process for ending the Don't ask, don't tell (DADT) policy (10 U.S.C. § 654), thus allowing gays, lesbians, ...
Nay H.R. 31 (111th): Lumbee Recognition Act
Jun 3, 2009. Passed 240/179.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2009 to Feb 2011, Lee missed 35 of 1,683 roll call votes, which is 2.1%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 2011. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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