Rep. Michael Forbes

Former Representative from New York's 1st District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1995-2000 Representative,
New York's 1st District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Forbes was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Forbes’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Forbes’s bills had a total of 301 cosponsors in the 106th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Forbes to other members of the House of Representatives in the 106th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1995 to Dec 2000, Forbes missed 240 of 3,741 roll call votes, which is 6.4%. This is worse than the median of 3.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2000. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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