Rep. Louise Slaughter

Representative from New York’s 25th District, Democrat

Slaughter, a Democrat, has been the representative for New York's 25th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

She was previously the representative for New York's 28th congressional district (1993-2012); and the representative for New York's 30th congressional district (1987-1992).

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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Slaughter has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Slaughter is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Louise Slaughter sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Slaughter sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (22%) Environmental Protection (15%) Education (15%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (12%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) Taxation (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1987 to Feb 2016, Slaughter missed 1,207 of 18,176 roll call votes, which is 6.6%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 255 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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