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).

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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%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%) Economics and Public Finance (6%) Transportation and Public Works (6%) Government Operations and Politics (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Reed’s Vote Vote Description
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 43: Disapproving the action of the District of Columbia Council in approving the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act of ...
Apr 30, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.R. 1563: Federal Employee Tax Accountability Act of 2015
Apr 15, 2015. Failed.
Yea H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Nov 2010 to Sep 2016, Reed missed 84 of 4,172 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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