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Rep. Leo Zeferetti

Former Representative for New York’s 15th District

Zeferetti was the representative for New York’s 15th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1975 to 1982.

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Zeferetti 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 Zeferetti sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Zeferetti was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:

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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 at least about half 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

Zeferetti sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Crime and Law Enforcement (28%) Government Operations and Politics (21%) Private Legislation (10%) Social Welfare (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (7%) Immigration (7%) International Affairs (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1975 to Dec 1982, Zeferetti missed 833 of 4,901 roll call votes, which is 17.0%. This is much worse than 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

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