Rep. Tom Reed II

Representative from New York’s 23rd District, Republican

Reed, a Republican, has been the representative for New York's 23rd congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for New York's 29th congressional district (2010-2012).



Our unique analysis of the bills Reed has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Reed is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Reed for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Tom Reed II sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Reed sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (26%) Health (21%) Taxation (21%) Social Welfare (10%) Transportation and Public Works (6%) Economics and Public Finance (6%) Crime and Law Enforcement (6%) Government Operations and Politics (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Nov 2010 to Sep 2016, Reed missed 84 of 4,154 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 20 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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