Rep. Peter “Pete” King

Representative from New York’s 2nd District, Republican

King, a Republican, has been the representative for New York's 2nd congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for New York's 3rd congressional district (1993-2012).

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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills King 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). King is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Peter “Pete” King sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

King sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Crime and Law Enforcement (37%) Taxation (13%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Health (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) International Affairs (6%) Transportation and Public Works (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1993 to Feb 2016, King missed 373 of 15,401 roll call votes, which is 2.4%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 52 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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