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Rep. George Hochbrueckner

Former Representative from New York’s 1st District, Democrat

Hochbrueckner, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 1st congressional district from 1987 to 1994.


Our unique analysis of the bills Hochbrueckner 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 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hochbrueckner is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Hochbrueckner was the primary sponsor of 5 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hochbrueckner sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Environmental Protection (31%) Armed Forces and National Security (23%) Transportation and Public Works (12%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Health (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Private Legislation (5%) Agriculture and Food (3%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1987 to Nov 1994, Hochbrueckner missed 86 of 3,897 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is better than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1994. 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: