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Rep. John “Randy” Kuhl Jr.

Former Representative from New York’s 29th District, Republican

Kuhl, a Republican, was the representative for New York's 29th congressional district from 2005 to 2008.

Photo of Rep. John “Randy” Kuhl [R-NY29, 2005-2008]

Analysis

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Kuhl 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). Kuhl is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Kuhl was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was 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 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).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Kuhl sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (17%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Economics and Public Finance (15%) Taxation (12%) Energy (11%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Commerce (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Kuhl’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 2638 (110th): Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009
Sep 24, 2008. Passed 370/58.
No H.R. 5819 (110th): SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act
Apr 23, 2008. Passed 368/43.
Yea H.Res. 1031 (110th): Providing for the adoption of the resolution (H. Res. 895) establishing within the House of Representatives an ...
Mar 11, 2008. Passed 229/182.
Aye H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
Nay H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2005 to Dec 2008, Kuhl missed 39 of 3,090 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is better than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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