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Rep. Leo Zeferetti

Former Representative from New York’s 15th District, Democrat

Zeferetti, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 15th congressional district from 1975 to 1982.


Our unique analysis of the bills Zeferetti 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 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Zeferetti is shown as a purple triangle. (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 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

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

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