Rep. Timothy Bishop

Former Representative from New York’s 1st District, Democrat

Bishop, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 1st congressional district from 2003 to 2014.



Our unique analysis of the bills Bishop 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 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bishop is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2014 Statistics

Read our 2014 Report Card for Bishop for more statistics.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bishop sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Education (22%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (17%) Taxation (17%) Armed Forces and National Security (15%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Energy (6%) Commerce (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 2003 to Dec 2014, Bishop missed 198 of 8,776 roll call votes, which is 2.3%. This is on par with the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. ProPublica has tracked 70 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: