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Rep. Henry Nowak

Former Representative for New York’s 33rd District

Nowak, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 33rd congressional district from 1983 to 1992.

He was previously the representative for New York's 37th congressional district (1975-1982).

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Nowak is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1992 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Nowak sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Nowak was the primary sponsor of 7 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

Nowak sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Environmental Protection (32%) Transportation and Public Works (16%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%) Water Resources Development (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1975 to Oct 1992, Nowak missed 350 of 9,472 roll call votes, which is 3.7%. This is on par with the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. 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: