Rep. Theodore Weiss
Former Representative from New York's 17th District
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New York's 17th District
New York's 20th District
See Also: Bioguide
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.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Weiss’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5420 (102nd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 with respect to the ...
- H.R. 5120 (102nd): Intergovernmental Health Care Fraud and Abuse Commission Act of 1992
- H.Con.Res. 306 (102nd): Condemning the extraconstitutional and antidemocratic actions of President Fujimori of Peru.
- H.R. 4832 (102nd): To amend the Federal Home Loan Bank Act to require the Resolution ...
- H.J.Res. 464 (102nd): Supporting the restoration of democratic government in Peru.
- H.J.Res. 417 (102nd): Designating the 8-day period beginning on February 14, 1992, as “National Condom ...
- H.Con.Res. 241 (102nd): Expressing support for Zambia’s transition to democracy.
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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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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills