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Rep. Edward Pattison

Former Representative for New York’s 29th District

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

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Pattison is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1978 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 Pattison sponsored and cosponsored. See full 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%) Environmental Protection (7%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

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

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: