Rep. Nita Lowey [D]

Representative from New York’s 17th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2013-2016 Representative New York's 17th District (map)
1993-2012 Representative New York's 18th District
1989-1992 Representative New York's 20th District

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Lowey has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Lowey is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Nita Lowey sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Lowey sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Social Welfare (24%) International Affairs (22%) Transportation and Public Works (13%) Energy (13%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Health (7%) Emergency Management (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1989 to Nov 2015, Lowey missed 484 of 17,110 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 82 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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