Rep. James Scheuer (D)

Former Representative from New York’s 8th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1983-1992 Representative New York's 8th District
1975-1982 Representative New York's 11th District
1973-1974 Representative New York
1971-1972 Representative New York's 22nd District
1965-1970 Representative New York's 21st District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Scheuer 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Scheuer is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1965 to Oct 1992, Scheuer missed 1,046 of 11,412 roll call votes, which is 9.2%. This is much worse than the median of 4.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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