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Representative from New York’s 6th District, Democrat
Meng, a Democrat, has been the representative for New York's 6th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).
Our unique analysis of the bills Meng has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Meng is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Grace Meng sits on the following committees:
Meng sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
International Affairs (29%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Arts, Culture, Religion (11%) Labor and Employment (11%) Taxation (7%) Social Welfare (7%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%)
Some of Meng’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2013 to Feb 2016, Meng missed 101 of 1,966 roll call votes, which is 5.1%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 7 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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