Rep. Maurice Hinchey

Former Representative from New York’s 22nd District, Democrat

Hinchey, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 22nd congressional district from 2003 to 2012.

He was previously the representative for New York's 26th congressional district (1993-2002).



Our unique analysis of the bills Hinchey 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 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hinchey is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hinchey sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (21%) Finance and Financial Sector (16%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Taxation (13%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%) Emergency Management (9%) Law (9%) Economics and Public Finance (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1993 to Jan 2013, Hinchey missed 879 of 13,431 roll call votes, which is 6.5%. This is much worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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