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Rep. Michael McNulty

Former Representative from New York’s 21st District, Democrat

McNulty, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 21st congressional district from 1993 to 2008.

He was previously the representative for New York's 23rd congressional district (1989-1992).

Photo of Rep. Michael McNulty [D-NY21, 1993-2008]


Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills McNulty 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 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). McNulty is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

McNulty was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were 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

McNulty sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (23%) Armed Forces and National Security (23%) Labor and Employment (11%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Energy (9%) Law (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

McNulty’s Vote Vote Description
No H.R. 2764 (110th): Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008
Dec 17, 2007. Passed 206/201.
Nay H.R. 4156 (110th): Orderly and Responsible Iraq Redeployment Appropriations Act, 2008
Nov 14, 2007. Passed 218/203.
Aye H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
No H.R. 1908 (110th): Patent Reform Act of 2007
Sep 7, 2007. Passed 220/175.
Yea H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.

Missed Votes

From Jan 1989 to Dec 2008, McNulty missed 573 of 12,006 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. 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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