Rep. John Murphy

Former Representative from New York’s 17th District


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1973-1980 Representative New York's 17th District
1963-1972 Representative New York's 16th District

See Also: Bioguide

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Murphy sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Murphy is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1963 to Dec 1980, Murphy missed 1,472 of 7,340 roll call votes, which is 20.1%. This is worse than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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