Rep. James “Jim” Walsh

Former Representative from New York’s 25th District, Republican

Walsh, a Republican, was the representative for New York's 25th congressional district from 1993 to 2008.

He was previously the representative for New York's 27th congressional district (1989-1992).



Our unique analysis of the bills Walsh 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 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Walsh is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Walsh sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (25%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Families (13%) Health (11%) Commerce (10%) Labor and Employment (10%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Education (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1989 to Dec 2008, Walsh missed 368 of 12,006 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. This is on par with the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. ProPublica has tracked 10 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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