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Rep. John Faso

Representative for New York’s 19th District

Faso, a Republican, is the representative for New York's 19th congressional district (view map) and has served since Jan 3, 2017. Faso is next up for reelection in 2018.

Photo of Rep. John Faso [R-NY19]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Faso 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 Faso has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Americans for Prosperity: 92% FreedomWorks: 55% American Civil Liberties Union: 47% League of Conservation Voters: 41% The Club for Growth: 38% Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 33% NIAC Action: F

Committee Membership

John Faso sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Faso sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Agriculture and Food (50%) Transportation and Public Works (50%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Faso’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 1039: Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017. Passed 229/177.
H.R. 1039 amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person, without warrant, if there is probable cause to believe that person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer while performing their official duties. The bill also would direct the ...
Yea H.R. 1695: Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017
Apr 26, 2017. Passed 378/48.
This bill would change the appointment process for the head of the U.S. Copyright Office, known as the Register of Copyrights. Currently the Register of Copyrights is hired by the Librarian of Congress (who is the head of the Library of Congress). This bill would ...
Nay S.J.Res. 34: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating ...
Mar 28, 2017. Passed 215/205.
A Republican bill would block a regulation of President Obama’s that they see as executive overreach, but privacy advocates claim it could allow companies to sell your private Internet and search history. Who’s right? #### The context and what the bill does The Federal Trade ...
No H.R. 985: Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2017
Mar 9, 2017. Passed 220/201.
H.R. 985 prohibits a federal court from certifying any proposed class seeking monetary relief for personal injury or economic loss unless the party seeking the class action shows that each proposed class member suffered the same type and scope of injury as the named class ...
Nay H.J.Res. 36: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Bureau of Land Management relating to “Waste ...
Feb 3, 2017. Passed 221/191.
H.J. Res. 36 nullifies a rule that was issued by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that requires operators to take various actions to reduce waste of gas lost during oil and gas production activities through venting or flaring of the gas, and through equipment ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Nov 2017, Faso missed 6 of 637 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 2.2% 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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