Rep. Norman Lent

Former Representative from New York’s 4th District, Republican-Conservative

Lent, a Republican-Conservative, was the representative for New York's 4th congressional district from 1973 to 1992.

He was previously the representative for New York's 5th congressional district (1971-1972; Republican).


Our unique analysis of the bills Lent 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Lent is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Lent sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (22%) Social Welfare (22%) Government Operations and Politics (19%) Environmental Protection (10%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) Energy (6%) Health (6%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1971 to Oct 1992, Lent missed 960 of 11,199 roll call votes, which is 8.6%. This is worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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