Rep. Hamilton Fish Jr.

Former Representative from New York’s 19th District, Republican

Fish, a Republican, was the representative for New York's 19th congressional district from 1993 to 1994.

He was previously the representative for New York's 21st congressional district (1983-1992); the representative for New York's 25th congressional district (1973-1982); and the representative for New York's 28th congressional district (1969-1972).


Our unique analysis of the bills Fish 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). Fish is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Fish sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Private Legislation (24%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (21%) Armed Forces and National Security (15%) Finance and Financial Sector (12%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Law (6%) Commerce (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1969 to Nov 1994, Fish missed 1,312 of 12,764 roll call votes, which is 10.3%. This is much worse 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

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