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Rep. Michael McMahon

Former Representative from New York’s 13th District, Democrat

McMahon, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 13th congressional district from 2009 to 2010.

Photo of Rep. Michael McMahon [D-NY13, 2009-2010]

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills McMahon 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 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). McMahon is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

McMahon was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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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

McMahon sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (38%) Crime and Law Enforcement (23%) Health (23%) Transportation and Public Works (15%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

McMahon’s Vote Vote Description
Not Voting S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
Nay H.R. 2499 (111th): Puerto Rico Democracy Act of 2010
Apr 29, 2010. Passed 223/169.
Nay H.Res. 915 (111th): Encouraging the Republic of Hungary to respect the rule of law, treat foreign investors fairly, and promote ...
Dec 8, 2009. Passed 333/74.
Nay H.Res. 317 (111th): Recognizing the region from Manhattan, Kansas, to Columbia, Missouri, as the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor, and ...
Sep 15, 2009. Passed 312/108.
Yea H.R. 31 (111th): Lumbee Recognition Act
Jun 3, 2009. Passed 240/179.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2009 to Dec 2010, McMahon missed 55 of 1,655 roll call votes, which is 3.3%. This is on par with the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. ProPublica has tracked 5 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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