Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1999
Rep. Thomas Manton [D-NY7, 1993-1998] leaves office as Representative for New York's 7th congressional district.
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Former Representative from New York’s 7th District, Democrat
Manton, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 7th congressional district from 1993 to 1998.
He was previously the representative for New York's 9th congressional district (1985-1992).
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)
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%)
Some of Manton’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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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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