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Rep. Jonathan Bingham

Former Representative for New York’s 22nd District

Bingham, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 22nd congressional district from 1973 to 1982.

He was previously the representative for New York's 23rd congressional district (1965-1972).

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Bingham is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1982 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Bingham sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Bingham was the primary sponsor of 15 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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

Bingham sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (24%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (18%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Health (8%) Energy (7%) Social Welfare (7%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1965 to Dec 1982, Bingham missed 639 of 7,943 roll call votes, which is 8.0%. This is on par with the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: