Lee was the representative for New York’s 33rd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1979 to 1982.
Lee is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1982 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 Lee sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Lee sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Lee’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6511 (97th): A bill to recognize the organization known as the National Women’s Hall ...
- H.R. 6136 (97th): Omnibus Congressional Compensation Reform Act of 1982
- H.R. 5494 (97th): Ancient Indian Land Claims Settlement Act of 1982
- H.Con.Res. 256 (97th): A concurrent resolution disapproving the Federal Trade Commission trade regulation rule relating ...
- H.R. 4959 (97th): A bill to direct the Administrator of Veterans’ Affairs to release a ...
- H.R. 4880 (97th): A bill to direct the Administrator of Veterans’ Affairs to release a ...
- H.J.Res. 344 (97th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United ...
From Jan 1979 to Dec 1982, Lee missed 245 of 2,088 roll call votes, which is 11.7%. This is worse than 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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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- @unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills