Rep. Stephen Solarz

Former Representative from New York’s 13th District, Democrat

Solarz, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 13th congressional district from 1975 to 1992.


Our unique analysis of the bills Solarz 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Solarz is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

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

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Solarz sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (58%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1975 to Oct 1992, Solarz missed 744 of 9,468 roll call votes, which is 7.9%. This is worse than 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: