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Rep. Jerrold Nadler

Representative for New York’s 10th District

pronounced JER-uld // NAD-ler

Nadler is the representative for New York’s 10th congressional district (view map) and is a Democrat. He has served since Jan 3, 2013. Nadler is next up for reelection in 2020.

He was previously the representative for New York’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1993 to 2012; and the representative for New York’s 17th congressional district as a Democrat from 1992 to 1992.

Photo of Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2018 Report Card for Nadler.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Nadler is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives 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 Nadler has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Jun 18, 2019. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Human Rights Campaign: 100% Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100% League of Conservation Voters: 96% NIAC Action: A American Civil Liberties Union: 88% United States Chamber of Commerce: 26% FreedomWorks: 15% The Club for Growth: 4% NumbersUSA: 4% Americans for Prosperity: 3%

Committee Membership

Jerrold Nadler sits on the following committees:

Enacted Legislation

Nadler was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:

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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 at least about half 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).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Nadler sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Law (20%) Taxation (15%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Commerce (12%) Crime and Law Enforcement (12%) Health (12%) Social Sciences and History (8%) Labor and Employment (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Nadler voted Nay

Passed 405/2 on May 1, 2017.

H.R. 910 establishes a safe harbor that would allow broker-dealers to issue research reports that cover Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), so that these reports are ...

Nadler voted Yea

Passed 338/88 on May 13, 2015.

The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of ...

Nadler voted Nay

Nadler voted Nay

Passed 392/37 on Mar 26, 2015.

Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), (H.R. 2, Pub.L. 114–10) commonly called the Permanent Doc Fix, is a United States statute. It ...

Nadler voted Nay

Passed 219/206 on Dec 11, 2014.

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 [pdf], which was approved by the House on December ...

Nadler voted No

Nadler voted Nay

Passed 406/1 on Mar 11, 2014.

Nadler voted Aye

Passed 304/117 on Jun 23, 2011.

The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) is a United States federal statute that was passed by Congress and was signed into law by President Barack ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Jun 2019, Nadler missed 814 of 17,532 roll call votes, which is 4.6%. This is much worse than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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