Kelly was the representative for New York’s 19th congressional district and was a Republican. She served from 1995 to 2006.
Kelly is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2006 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 Kelly sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2001 to Dec 8, 2006. See full analysis methodology.
Kelly sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (19%) Economics and Public Finance (16%) Health (13%) Finance and Financial Sector (12%) Commerce (11%) Law (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%)
Some of Kelly’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 6262 (109th): Special Agent Scott K. Carey Public Safety Officer Benefits Enhancement Act
- H.R. 6070 (109th): Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Act
- H.R. 5971 (109th): HIT for Small Business Health Care Providers Act of 2006
- H.R. 6002 (109th): Volunteer Firefighter/Emergency Medical Service Gas Price Relief Act of 2006
- H.R. 5823 (109th): Protecting Communities from Power Line Abuse Act
- H.R. 5685 (109th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at …
- H.R. 5614 (109th): To amend title 14, United States Code, to vest in the Coast …
From Jan 1995 to Dec 2006, Kelly missed 68 of 7,172 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2006. 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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