Rep. Matthew McHugh

Former Representative from New York’s 28th District, Democrat

McHugh, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 28th congressional district from 1983 to 1992.

He was previously the representative for New York's 27th congressional district (1975-1982).


Our unique analysis of the bills McHugh 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). McHugh is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

McHugh was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

McHugh sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (27%) Finance and Financial Sector (27%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (20%) Environmental Protection (13%) Economics and Public Finance (13%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1975 to Oct 1992, McHugh missed 420 of 9,472 roll call votes, which is 4.4%. This is on par with the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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