Rep. Robert McEwen

Former Representative from New York’s 30th District, Republican

McEwen, a Republican, was the representative for New York's 30th congressional district from 1973 to 1980.

He was previously the representative for New York's 31st congressional district (1965-1972).


Our unique analysis of the bills McEwen 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 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). McEwen is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

McEwen sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Sports and Recreation (33%) Government Operations and Politics (27%) Social Welfare (7%) Labor and Employment (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (7%) Transportation and Public Works (7%) Law (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1965 to Dec 1980, McEwen missed 1,240 of 7,131 roll call votes, which is 17.4%. This is much worse than the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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