Rep. John Sweeney [R]

Former Representative from New York’s 20th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2003-2006 Representative New York's 20th District
1999-2002 Representative New York's 22nd District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Sweeney 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 2006. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Sweeney is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Sweeney sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Crime and Law Enforcement (18%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Law (15%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Commerce (10%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%) Health (9%) Education (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1999 to Dec 2006, Sweeney missed 415 of 4,645 roll call votes, which is 8.9%. This is much worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2006. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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