Rep. Jack Kemp [R]

Former Representative from New York’s 31st District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1983-1988 Representative New York's 31st District
1973-1982 Representative New York's 38th District
1971-1972 Representative New York's 39th District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Kemp 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 1988. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Kemp is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Kemp sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (18%) Economics and Public Finance (17%) Finance and Financial Sector (14%) Labor and Employment (12%) Education (12%) Social Welfare (11%) Energy (8%) Health (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1971 to Oct 1988, Kemp missed 1,595 of 9,363 roll call votes, which is 17.0%. This is much worse than the median of 5.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1988. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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