Rep. Donald Mitchell

Former Representative from New York’s 31st District, Republican

Mitchell, a Republican, was the representative for New York's 31st congressional district from 1973 to 1982.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Mitchell 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 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Mitchell is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Mitchell sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (30%) Taxation (13%) Social Welfare (13%) Private Legislation (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Labor and Employment (8%) Education (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Dec 1982, Mitchell missed 367 of 5,979 roll call votes, which is 6.1%. This is on par with the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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