Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2009
Rep. Thomas Reynolds [R-NY26, 2003-2008] leaves office as Representative for New York's 26th congressional district.
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Former Representative from New York’s 26th District, Republican
Reynolds, a Republican, was the representative for New York's 26th congressional district from 2003 to 2008.
He was previously the representative for New York's 27th congressional district (1999-2002).
Our unique analysis of the bills Reynolds 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 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Reynolds is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
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%)
Some of Reynolds’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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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. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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