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Rep. Sedgwick “Bill” Green

Former Representative for New York’s 15th District

Green, a Republican, was the representative for New York's 15th congressional district from 1983 to 1992.

He was previously the representative for New York's 18th congressional district (1977-1982).

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Green is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1992 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 Green sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Green was the primary sponsor of 8 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Green sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (23%) International Affairs (13%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Health (11%) Environmental Protection (11%) Taxation (9%) Social Welfare (9%) Private Legislation (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Feb 1978 to Oct 1992, Green missed 264 of 7,441 roll call votes, which is 3.5%. This is on par with the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: