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Rep. Daniel Donovan Jr.

Representative from New York’s 11th District, Republican

Donovan, a Republican, is the representative for New York's 11th congressional district and has served since May 12, 2015 (next election in 2018) (map).

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Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for Donovan.

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Donovan has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Donovan is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Americans for Prosperity: 85% Human Rights Campaign: 64% FreedomWorks: 55% The Club for Growth: 43% League of Conservation Voters: 17% American Civil Liberties Union: 11% Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 9% NIAC Action: F

Committee Membership

Daniel Donovan Jr. sits on the following committees:

Enacted Legislation

Donovan 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

Donovan sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Crime and Law Enforcement (25%) Finance and Financial Sector (19%) Emergency Management (19%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Science, Technology, Communications (13%) Transportation and Public Works (13%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Donovan’s Vote Vote Description
No H.R. 1628: American Health Care Act of 2017
May 4, 2017. Passed 217/213.
The American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA) was a leading proposal in the first half of 2017 by House Republicans to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare, but we'll abbreviate it ACA) and "defund" Planned Parenthood. It was also the vehicle ...
Nay H.J.Res. 69: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of the Interior relating to “Non-Subsistence ...
Feb 16, 2017. Passed 225/193.
H.J.Res. 69 would nullify the rule issued by the Department of the Interior on August 5, 2016, amending regulations for National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska that govern predator control and public participation and closure procedures. The rule amended regulations for the National Wildlife Refuges in ...
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
Nay H.R. 2577: Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
Jun 9, 2015. Passed 216/210.
This bill is the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017, a yearly federal spending bill. The bill began as the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2016. However in a House vote on May 26, the ...
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...

Missed Votes

From May 2015 to Oct 2017, Donovan missed 31 of 1,677 roll call votes, which is 1.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% 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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