Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2015
Rep. Michael Grimm [R-NY11, 2013-2014] leaves office as Representative for New York's 11th congressional district.
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Former Representative from New York’s 11th District, Republican
Grimm, a Republican, was the representative for New York's 11th congressional district from 2013 to 2014.
He was previously the representative for New York's 13th congressional district (2011-2012).
Our unique analysis of the bills Grimm 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 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Grimm is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Grimm sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (19%) Finance and Financial Sector (19%) Transportation and Public Works (15%) International Affairs (15%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (6%) Emergency Management (4%)
Some of Grimm’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2011 to Dec 2014, Grimm missed 113 of 2,810 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. ProPublica has tracked 17 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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