Rep. Edward Pattison

Former Representative from New York’s 29th District, Democrat

Pattison, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 29th congressional district from 1975 to 1978.


Our unique analysis of the bills Pattison 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Pattison is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Pattison sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Water Resources Development (22%) Transportation and Public Works (15%) Armed Forces and National Security (15%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Law (11%) Private Legislation (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) Taxation (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1975 to Oct 1978, Pattison missed 185 of 2,813 roll call votes, which is 6.6%. This is better than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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