Rep. George Wortley

Former Representative from New York’s 27th District, Republican

Wortley, a Republican, was the representative for New York's 27th congressional district from 1983 to 1988.

He was previously the representative for New York's 32nd congressional district (1981-1982).


Our unique analysis of the bills Wortley 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 1988. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Wortley is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Wortley sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Social Welfare (23%) Finance and Financial Sector (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Housing and Community Development (14%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (9%) International Affairs (9%) Families (9%) Private Legislation (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1981 to Oct 1988, Wortley missed 248 of 3,547 roll call votes, which is 7.0%. This is on par with the median of 5.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1988. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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