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Rep. William Walsh

Former Representative for New York’s 33rd District

Walsh was the representative for New York’s 33rd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1973 to 1978.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Walsh is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1978 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Walsh sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1973 to Oct 15, 1978. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Walsh was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Walsh sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Transportation and Public Works (18%) Social Welfare (17%) Taxation (16%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Education (7%) Economics and Public Finance (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1973 to Oct 1978, Walsh missed 362 of 3,891 roll call votes, which is 9.3%. This is on par with the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. 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: