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Rep. David Martin

Former Representative for New York’s 26th District

Martin was the representative for New York’s 26th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1983 to 1992.

He was previously the representative for New York’s 30th congressional district as a Republican from 1981 to 1982.

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Martin is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1992 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 Martin sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Martin 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 at least about half 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

Martin sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (43%) Private Legislation (29%) Immigration (29%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1981 to Oct 1992, Martin missed 508 of 5,383 roll call votes, which is 9.4%. This is much worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. 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: