Turner was the representative for New York’s 9th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 2011 to 2012.
Turner is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2013 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Turner sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 1, 2013. See full analysis methodology.
Turner sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Recently Introduced Bills
Turner recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.Res. 776 (112th): Recognizing and commemorating the importance of Federal law enforcement officers to United …
- H.R. 6355 (112th): To amend the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 to include the …
- H.R. 5958 (112th): To name the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Contact Station of the …
- H.Res. 646 (112th): Expressing the sense of the House that Village Voice Media Holdings, LLC …
- H.R. 4075 (112th): Tax and Education Assistance for Children (TEACH) Act of 2012
- H.R. 4070 (112th): To clarify certain provisions relating to the interests of Iran in certain …
- H.R. 3857 (112th): Public Transit Security and Local Law Enforcement Support Act
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Sep 2011 to Jan 2013, Turner missed 25 of 900 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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