Rep. Otis Pike

Former Representative from New York’s 1st District, Democrat

Pike, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 1st congressional district from 1961 to 1978.


Our unique analysis of the bills Pike 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Pike is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Pike sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Private Legislation (17%) Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Taxation (17%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Social Welfare (14%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Commerce (6%) Transportation and Public Works (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1961 to Oct 1978, Pike missed 200 of 6,326 roll call votes, which is 3.2%. This is better than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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