Rep. Thomas Manton [D]

Former Representative from New York’s 7th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1993-1998 Representative New York's 7th District
1985-1992 Representative New York's 9th District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Manton 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 1998. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Manton is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Manton sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (20%) Crime and Law Enforcement (17%) Environmental Protection (11%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%) Law (10%) Commerce (10%) International Affairs (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1985 to Dec 1998, Manton missed 454 of 7,314 roll call votes, which is 6.2%. This is much worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1998. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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