Rep. Elizabeth Holtzman

Former Representative from New York’s 16th District, Democrat

Holtzman, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 16th congressional district from 1973 to 1980.



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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Holtzman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Holtzman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Crime and Law Enforcement (18%) Immigration (18%) Social Welfare (15%) Law (13%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (12%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Private Legislation (8%) Labor and Employment (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Dec 1980, Holtzman missed 645 of 5,167 roll call votes, which is 12.5%. This is worse than the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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