Rep. John McHugh

Former Representative from New York’s 23rd District, Republican

McHugh, a Republican, was the representative for New York's 23rd congressional district from 2003 to 2009.

He was previously the representative for New York's 24th congressional district (1993-2002).



Our unique analysis of the bills McHugh 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 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). McHugh is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

McHugh sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (19%) Taxation (18%) Economics and Public Finance (16%) Commerce (13%) Labor and Employment (10%) Energy (8%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%) Health (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Sep 2009, McHugh missed 299 of 10,889 roll call votes, which is 2.7%. This is on par with the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 2009. ProPublica has tracked 14 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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