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Rep. Howard Robison

Former Representative for New York’s 27th District

Robison, a Republican, was the representative for New York's 27th congressional district from 1973 to 1974.

He was previously the representative for New York's 33rd congressional district (1963-1972); and the representative for New York's 37th congressional district (1957-1962).


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Robison is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1974 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 Robison sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Robison was the primary sponsor of 3 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

Robison sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (22%) Taxation (13%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (13%) Housing and Community Development (13%) Private Legislation (9%) Energy (9%) Social Welfare (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1958 to Dec 1974, Robison missed 333 of 3,785 roll call votes, which is 8.8%. This is on par with the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. 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: