Zeldin, a Republican, is the representative for New York's 1st congressional district (view map) and has served since Jan 6, 2015. Zeldin is next up for reelection in 2018.
Read our 2016 Report Card for Zeldin.
Zeldin is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives 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 Zeldin has sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.
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Lee Zeldin sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Financial Services
- House Committee on Foreign Affairs
Zeldin sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (32%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (16%) International Affairs (16%) Health (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Education (10%) Crime and Law Enforcement (6%)
Some of Zeldin’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4292: To reform the living will process under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and ...
- H.R. 4293: Stress Test Improvement Act of 2017
- H.R. 3998: Protect America Act of 2017
- H.R. 3730: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the ...
- H.R. 3680: To amend title 38, United States Code, to make permanent the authority of ...
- H.R. 2868: National Flood Insurance Program Policyholder Protection Act of 2017
- H.R. 2580: ExCEL Act of 2017
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H.R. 5602: To amend title 31, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to include all funds when issuing certain geographic targeting orders, and for ...
Jul 11, 2016. Passed 356/47.
H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed 229/158.
H.R. 511: Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015
Nov 17, 2015. Passed 249/177.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
From Jan 2015 to Nov 2017, Zeldin missed 11 of 1,962 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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