Rep. Thomas Manton
Former Representative from New York's 7th District
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New York's 7th District
New York's 9th District
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Manton was a moderate Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Manton’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Manton’s bills had a total of 63 cosponsors in the 105th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Manton to other members of the House of Representatives in the 105th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Manton’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4117 (105th): Airport Environmental and Community Fairness Act
- H.Con.Res. 259 (105th): Recognizing and honoring the people of the Dodecanesian Islands for their stance ...
- H.R. 3595 (105th): Superfund Improvement Act of 1998
- H.R. 3253 (105th): Private Officers Protection Act of 1998
- H.R. 3179 (105th): Airport Environmental and Community Fairness Act
- H.Res. 285 (105th): Requiring the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives to meet ...
- H.R. 538 (105th): Explosives Fingerprinting Act
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From Jan 1985 to Dec 1998, Manton missed 444 of 7,303 roll call votes, which is 6.1%. This is 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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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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills