Rep. Steve Israel

Representative from New York’s 3rd District, Democrat

Israel, a Democrat, has been the representative for New York's 3rd congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for New York's 2nd congressional district (2001-2012).


2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Israel has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Israel is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Steve Israel sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Israel sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (22%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (18%) Taxation (15%) Education (10%) International Affairs (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2001 to May 2016, Israel missed 273 of 10,713 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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