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)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Tonko for more statistics.
Paul Tonko sits on the following committees:
Tonko sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Tonko’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.Res. 938: Recognizing the Weatherization Assistance Program during its 40th anniversary year for its history ...
- H.R. 6414: Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Act of 2016
- H.R. 5902: Disability Community Act of 2016
- H.R. 4653: Assistance, Quality, and Affordability Act of 2016
- H.R. 4423: Wind Energy Research and Development Act of 2016
- H.R. 4349: Coordinating Crisis Care Act
- H.R. 3420: Weatherization Enhancement, and Local Energy Efficiency Investment and Accountability Act
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|Tonko’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 2017: Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015
Feb 12, 2016. Passed.
H.Res. 546: Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 22) to authorize funds for Federal-aid ...
Dec 3, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2596: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016
Jun 16, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
H.R. 1731: National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015
Apr 23, 2015. Passed.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.
From Jan 2009 to Dec 2016, Tonko missed 36 of 5,771 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 2.4% 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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