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Rep. Thomas Reynolds

Former Representative for New York’s 26th District

Reynolds was the representative for New York’s 26th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 2003 to 2008.

He was previously the representative for New York’s 27th congressional district as a Republican from 1999 to 2002.

Photo of Rep. Thomas Reynolds [R-NY26, 2003-2008]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Reynolds is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2008 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Reynolds sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Reynolds was the primary sponsor of 5 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Reynolds sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (23%) Government Operations and Politics (19%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Health (9%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%) Commerce (9%) Transportation and Public Works (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Reynolds’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.Res. 1031 (110th): Providing for the adoption of the resolution (H. Res. 895) establishing within the House of Representatives an ...
Mar 11, 2008. Passed 229/182.
Aye H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
Yea H.R. 3920 (110th): Trade and Globalization Assistance Act of 2007
Oct 31, 2007. Passed 264/157.
Yea H.R. 3246 (110th): Regional Economic and Infrastructure Development Act of 2007
Oct 4, 2007. Passed 264/154.
Yea H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.

Missed Votes

From Jan 1999 to Dec 2008, Reynolds missed 266 of 6,521 roll call votes, which is 4.1%. This is worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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