Rep. James Hanley

Former Representative from New York’s 32nd District, Democrat

Hanley, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 32nd congressional district from 1973 to 1980.

He was previously the representative for New York's 35th congressional district (1971-1972); and the representative for New York's 34th congressional district (1965-1970).



Our unique analysis of the bills Hanley 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 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hanley is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hanley sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (46%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Labor and Employment (8%) Energy (7%) Transportation and Public Works (7%) Economics and Public Finance (6%) Social Welfare (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Dec 1895 to Dec 1980, Hanley missed 597 of 7,292 roll call votes, which is 8.2%. This is on par with the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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