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).

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Analysis

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)

Enacted Legislation

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

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

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%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%) Energy (8%) Health (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

McHugh’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 31 (111th): Lumbee Recognition Act
Jun 3, 2009. Passed 240/179.
Aye H.R. 7321 (110th): Auto Industry Financing and Restructuring Act
Dec 10, 2008. Passed 237/170.
Yea H.R. 6707 (110th): Taking Responsible Action for Community Safety Act
Sep 27, 2008. Failed 243/175.
Yea H.R. 2638 (110th): Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009
Sep 24, 2008. Passed 370/58.
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.
Yea H.R. 3246 (110th): Regional Economic and Infrastructure Development Act of 2007
Oct 4, 2007. Passed 264/154.
Yea 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 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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