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Rep. Gerald Solomon

Former Representative from New York’s 22nd District, Republican

Solomon, a Republican, was the representative for New York's 22nd congressional district from 1993 to 1998.

He was previously the representative for New York's 24th congressional district (1983-1992); and the representative for New York's 29th congressional district (1979-1982).

Photo of Rep. Gerald Solomon [R-NY22, 1993-1998]


Our unique analysis of the bills Solomon 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 1998. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Solomon is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Solomon was the primary sponsor of 10 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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

Solomon sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (24%) Economics and Public Finance (16%) Law (14%) International Affairs (10%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Labor and Employment (9%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1979 to Dec 1998, Solomon missed 434 of 10,308 roll call votes, which is 4.2%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1998. 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: