Rep. Robert Garcia

Former Representative from New York’s 18th District, Democrat

Garcia, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 18th congressional district from 1983 to 1989.

He was previously the representative for New York's 21st congressional district (1977-1982).


Our unique analysis of the bills Garcia 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 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Garcia is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Garcia sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Finance and Financial Sector (21%) Government Operations and Politics (19%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (17%) International Affairs (11%) Commerce (9%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Education (8%) Families (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Feb 1978 to Nov 1989, Garcia missed 1,277 of 5,973 roll call votes, which is 21.4%. This is much worse than the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1989. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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