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Rep. Elise Stefanik

Representative for New York’s 21st District

Stefanik, a Republican, is the representative for New York's 21st congressional district (view map) and has served since Jan 6, 2015. Stefanik is next up for reelection in 2018.

Photo of Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY21]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for Stefanik.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

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

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

United States Chamber of Commerce: 96% Americans for Prosperity: 83% FreedomWorks: 50% Human Rights Campaign: 48% The Club for Growth: 45% American Civil Liberties Union: 23% League of Conservation Voters: 19% Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 15% NIAC Action: F

Committee Membership

Elise Stefanik sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Stefanik sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (32%) Environmental Protection (14%) Taxation (11%) Immigration (11%) Education (11%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) Agriculture and Food (7%) Health (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Stefanik’s Vote Vote Description
No H.R. 3905: Minnesota’s Economic Rights in the Superior National Forest Act
Nov 30, 2017. Passed 216/204.
H.R. 3905 would require Congressional approval for mineral withdrawal and monument designation in National Forest System lands in the Minnesota. The bill would also allow for the renewal of mineral leases in the area and would ensure that future leases remain valid and renewed, consistent ...
Nay H.Con.Res. 71: Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027.
Oct 26, 2017. Passed 216/212.
H. Con. Res. 71 establishes the budget for fiscal year 2018 and the budget levels for fiscal years 2019-2027. Specifically, the resolution sets overall discretionary spending for Fiscal Year 2018 at $1.132 trillion, which includes $621.5 billion for defense discretionary spending and $511 billion in ...
Nay H.R. 5538: Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017
Jul 14, 2016. Passed 231/196.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2015 to Dec 2017, Stefanik missed 2 of 1,996 roll call votes, which is 0.1%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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