Vote — Feb 4, 2016 12:17 p.m.
Rep. Tonko [D-NY20]: Nay
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Representative from New York’s 20th District, Democrat
Tonko, a Democrat, has been the representative for New York's 20th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).
He was previously the representative for New York's 21st congressional district (2009-2012).
Our unique analysis of the bills Tonko has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his 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). Tonko is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Paul Tonko sits on the following committees:
Tonko sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Tonko’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2009 to Feb 2016, Tonko missed 27 of 5,226 roll call votes, which is 0.5%. This is better than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 10 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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