Rep. William Carney

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

Carney, a Republican, was the representative for New York's 1st congressional district from 1979 to 1986.

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Carney 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 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Carney is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Carney sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (29%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (14%) Environmental Protection (14%) International Affairs (14%) Economics and Public Finance (14%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1979 to Oct 1986, Carney missed 335 of 3,884 roll call votes, which is 8.6%. This is worse than the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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