Rep. Theodore Weiss

Former Representative from New York's 17th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1983-1992 Representative,
New York's 17th District
1977-1982 Representative,
New York's 20th District

See Also: Bioguide

Sponsorship Analysis

Weiss was a far-left Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Weiss’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Weiss’s bills had a total of 935 cosponsors in the 102nd Congress.

Use this chart to compare Weiss to other members of the House of Representatives in the 102nd Congress on leadership and ideology.

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Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 1977 to Sep 1992, Weiss missed 593 of 8,057 roll call votes, which is 7.4%. This is worse than the median of 4.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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