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Rep. Mario Biaggi

Former Representative from New York’s 19th District, Democrat

Biaggi, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 19th congressional district from 1983 to 1988.

He was previously the representative for New York's 10th congressional district (1973-1982); and the representative for New York's 24th congressional district (1969-1972).


Our unique analysis of the bills Biaggi 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 1988. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Biaggi is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Biaggi was the primary sponsor of 32 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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

Biaggi sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Transportation and Public Works (17%) Crime and Law Enforcement (16%) Social Welfare (15%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Taxation (11%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Labor and Employment (9%) Private Legislation (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1969 to Aug 1988, Biaggi missed 2,069 of 9,613 roll call votes, which is 21.5%. This is much worse than the median of 5.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1988. 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: