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Rep. Lee Zeldin

Representative from New York’s 1st District, Republican

Zeldin, a Republican, is the representative for New York's 1st congressional district and has served since Jan 6, 2015 (next election in 2018) (map).

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Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for Zeldin.

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Zeldin has 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). Zeldin is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Lee Zeldin sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Zeldin sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (38%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (19%) International Affairs (19%) Education (12%) Health (12%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Zeldin’s Vote Vote Description
Nay 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.
Nay H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act
May 23, 2016. Failed 229/158.
Nay H.R. 511: Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015
Nov 17, 2015. Passed 249/177.
No 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. ...
Yea 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 ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2015 to Sep 2017, Zeldin missed 11 of 1,854 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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Primary Sources

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