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Rep. Robert Turner

Former Representative for New York’s 9th District

Turner, a Republican, was the representative for New York's 9th congressional district from 2011 to 2012.

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

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 liberal–conservative 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. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Turner sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (50%) Crime and Law Enforcement (50%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Turner’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 6621 (112th): To correct and improve certain provisions of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act and title 35, United States ...
Dec 18, 2012. Passed 308/89.
Aye H.R. 6233 (112th): Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012
Aug 2, 2012. Passed 223/197.
Yea H.R. 5972 (112th): Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2013
Jun 29, 2012. Passed 261/163.
No H.R. 1254 (112th): Synthetic Drug Control Act of 2011
Dec 8, 2011. Passed 317/98.
No H.R. 822 (112th): National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011
Nov 16, 2011. Passed 272/154.

Missed Votes

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. ProPublica has tracked 7 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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