Ambro, a Democrat, was the representative for New York’s 3rd congressional district from 1975 to 1980.
Ambro is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1980 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 Ambro sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
Ambro was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- H.R. 2676 (96th): Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1980
- H.R. 1748 (95th): A bill for the relief of Carmela Scudieri.
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).
Ambro sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (20%) Taxation (17%) Private Legislation (11%) Law (11%) Housing and Community Development (11%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Environmental Protection (9%) Education (9%)
Some of Ambro’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 7717 (96th): National Ground Water Environmental Research Act of 1980
- H.J.Res. 574 (96th): A joint resolution relating to a rationing contingency plan.
- H.R. 7098 (96th): Atmospheric and Climate Authorization Act of 1981
- H.R. 7099 (96th): Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1981
- H.R. 5690 (96th): A bill to amend section 112 of title 28 of the United ...
- H.R. 5691 (96th): A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to move the ...
- H.R. 5594 (96th): National Water Resources Policy and Development Act of 1979
From Jan 1975 to Dec 1980, Ambro missed 412 of 4,089 roll call votes, which is 10.1%. 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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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- @unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills