Rep. David Martin

Former Representative from New York’s 26th District, Republican

Martin, a Republican, was the representative for New York's 26th congressional district from 1983 to 1992.

He was previously the representative for New York's 30th congressional district (1981-1982).


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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Martin is shown as a purple triangle. (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 it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Martin sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

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

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