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|First elected = November 3, 1992
 
|First elected = November 3, 1992
 
|Term limits =
 
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|Next election = [[New York's 12th Congressional District elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
 
|Next election = [[New York's 12th Congressional District elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
 
|Campaign $ = 10,578,380
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Carolyn Bosher Maloney''' (b. February 19, 1946, in Greensboro, North Carolina) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[United States House of Representatives]]  representing [[New York's 12th Congressional District]]. Maloney was first elected to the House in 1992 and is currently serving her eleventh consecutive term, having won re-election on [[New York's 12th Congressional District elections, 2012| November 6, 2012]] against [[Christopher Wight]]. Prior to 2012 redistricting, Maloney represented [[New York's 14th Congressional District]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Carolyn Bosher Maloney''' (b. February 19, 1946, in Greensboro, [[North Carolina|NC]]) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[United States House of Representatives]]  representing [[New York's 12th Congressional District]]. Maloney was first elected to the House in 1992 and is currently serving her eleventh consecutive term, having won re-election on [[New York's 12th Congressional District elections, 2012| November 6, 2012]], against [[Christopher Wight]]. Prior to 2012 redistricting, Maloney represented [[New York's 14th Congressional District]].
  
Maloney {{2014is}} a 2014 [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] and [[Working Families Party]] candidate seeking re-election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House]] to represent [[New York's 12th Congressional District elections, 2014|the 12th Congressional District]] of [[New York]].<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''New York Board of Elections'', "Candidate Petition List," accessed April 17, 2014]</ref>
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Maloney {{2014is}} a 2014 [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] and [[Working Families Party]] candidate seeking re-election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House]] to represent [[New York's 12th Congressional District elections, 2014|the 12th Congressional District]] of [[New York]].<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''New York Board of Elections'', "Candidate Petition List," accessed April 17, 2014]</ref> Maloney ran unopposed for both nominations in the primary on June 24, 2014.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2014/by_state/NY_US_House_0624.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'', "New York - Summary Vote Results," accessed June 24, 2014]</ref>
  
 
Before her successful 1992 bid for congress, Maloney was a member of the New York City Council.
 
Before her successful 1992 bid for congress, Maloney was a member of the New York City Council.
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Maloney was born in Greensboro, [[North Carolina]]. She earned a B.A. from Greensboro College in 1968.<ref name="bio1">[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=m000087 ''Biographical Directory of the United States Congress'', "MALONEY, Carolyn Bosher, (1946 - )"]</ref>
 
Maloney was born in Greensboro, [[North Carolina]]. She earned a B.A. from Greensboro College in 1968.<ref name="bio1">[http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=m000087 ''Biographical Directory of the United States Congress'', "MALONEY, Carolyn Bosher, (1946 - )"]</ref>
 
==Career==
 
==Career==
After earning her degree, Maloney worked as a community affairs coordinator in New York City on the Board of Education's welfare education program from 1972-1975. She was special assistant to the Board of Education's Center for Career and Occupational Education from 1975-1976, legislative aide for [[New York State Assembly]]'s Committee on Housing in 1977, senior program analyst for [[New York State Assembly]]'s Committee on Cities from 1977-1979, Executive Director of the advisory council of the office of the [[New York State Senate]] minority leader from 1979-1982, Director of Special Projects in the office of the [[New York State Senate]] minority leader from 1980-1982, and a member of the New York City Council from 1982-1992.<ref name="bio1" />
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After earning her degree, Maloney worked as a community affairs coordinator in New York City on the Board of Education's welfare education program from 1972-1975. She was a special assistant to the Board of Education's Center for Career and Occupational Education from 1975-1976, a legislative aide for the [[New York State Assembly]]'s Committee on Housing in 1977, a senior program analyst for the [[New York State Assembly]]'s Committee on Cities from 1977-1979, Executive Director of the advisory council of the office of the [[New York State Senate]] minority leader from 1979-1982, Director of Special Projects in the office of the [[New York State Senate]] minority leader from 1980-1982 and a member of the New York City Council from 1982-1992.<ref name="bio1" />
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===U.S. House===
 
===U.S. House===
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====2011-2012====
 
====2011-2012====
Maloney served on the following committees:<ref>[http://maloney.house.gov/about-me/committees-and-caucuses ''Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, Representing New York's 14th District, Manhattan's East Side and Western Queens'' "Committees and Caucuses"]</ref>
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Maloney served on the following committees:<ref>[http://maloney.house.gov/about-me/committees-and-caucuses ''Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, Representing New York's 14th District, Manhattan's East Side and Western Queens'', "Committees and Caucuses"]</ref>
 
*[[United States Congress Joint Economic Committee|Joint Economic Committee]]
 
*[[United States Congress Joint Economic Committee|Joint Economic Committee]]
 
*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services|Financial Services Committee]]
 
*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services|Financial Services Committee]]
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**Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs
 
**Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs
  
==Issues==
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==Key votes==
===Legislative actions===
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===113th Congress===
====113th Congress====
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====National security====
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===National security===
=====American response in Syria=====
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====HR 644====
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{{Bergdahl exchange 2014 Neutral|Name= Maloney}}
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====American response in Syria====
 
: ''See also: [[United States involvement in Syria]]''
 
: ''See also: [[United States involvement in Syria]]''
  
 
{{Dem letter on Syria|Name=Maloney}}
 
{{Dem letter on Syria|Name=Maloney}}
=====NDAA=====
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====NDAA====
{{support vote}} Maloney voted in support of HR 1960 - the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014. The bill passed the House on June 14, 2013, with a vote of 315 - 108. Both parties were somewhat divided on the vote.<ref name=ns>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/26978/carolyn-maloney?categoryId=61&type=V,S,R,E,F,P#.UlREvBCmUrg ''Project Vote Smart'', "Representative Carolyn Maloney's Voting Records on National Security," accessed October 8, 2013]</ref>
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{{Yea vote}} Maloney voted in support of HR 1960 - the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014. The bill passed the House on June 14, 2013, with a vote of 315 - 108. Both parties were somewhat divided on the vote.<ref name=ns>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/26978/carolyn-maloney?categoryId=61&type=V,S,R,E,F,P#.UlREvBCmUrg ''Project Vote Smart'', "Representative Carolyn Maloney's Voting Records on National Security," accessed October 8, 2013]</ref>
  
=====DHS Appropriations=====
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====DHS Appropriations====
{{Oppose vote}} Maloney voted in opposition of HR 2217 - the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2014. The bill passed the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 245 - 182 and was largely along party lines.<ref name=ns/>
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{{Nay vote}} Maloney voted in opposition of HR 2217 - the DHS Appropriations Act (2014) Act of 2014. The bill passed the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 245 - 182 and was largely along party lines.<ref name=ns/>
  
=====Keystone Pipeline Amendment=====
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====Keystone Pipeline Amendment====
{{Support vote}} Maloney voted in favor of House Amendment 69, which would have amended HR 3 to "require that the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, in consultation with the Department of Homeland Security, conduct a study of the vulnerabilities of the Keystone XL pipeline to a terrorist attack and certify that necessary protections have been put in place." The amendment failed on May 22, 2013, with a vote of 176 - 239 and was largely along party lines.<ref name=ns/>
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{{Yea vote}} Maloney voted in favor of House Amendment 69, which would have amended HR 3 to "require that the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, in consultation with the Department of Homeland Security, conduct a study of the vulnerabilities of the Keystone XL pipeline to a terrorist attack and certify that necessary protections have been put in place." The amendment failed on May 22, 2013, with a vote of 176 - 239 and was largely along party lines.<ref name=ns/>
  
=====CISPA (2013)=====
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====CISPA (2013)====
{{Oppose vote}} Maloney voted in opposition of HR 624 - the CISPA (2013). The bill passed the House on April 18, 2013, with a vote of 288 - 127. The bill would allow federal intelligence agencies to share cybersecurity intelligence and information with private entities and utilities.<ref>[http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/F?c113:4:./temp/~c113vMEvNq:e679: ''The Library of Congress'', "H.R.624 CISPA (2013) (Referred in Senate - RFS)," accessed August 27, 2013]</ref> The bill was largely supported by Republicans, but divided the Democratic Party.<ref name=ns/>
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{{Nay vote}} Maloney voted in opposition of HR 624 - the CISPA (2013). The bill passed the House on April 18, 2013, with a vote of 288 - 127. The bill would allow federal intelligence agencies to share cybersecurity intelligence and information with private entities and utilities.<ref>[http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/F?c113:4:./temp/~c113vMEvNq:e679: ''The Library of Congress'', "H.R.624 CISPA (2013) (Referred in Senate - RFS)," accessed August 27, 2013]</ref> The bill was largely supported by Republicans, but divided the Democratic Party.<ref name=ns/>
  
====Economy====
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===Economy===
=====Farm Bill=====
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====Farm Bill====
 
: ''See also: [[United States Farm Bill 2013]]''
 
: ''See also: [[United States Farm Bill 2013]]''
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{{Nay vote}}
Maloney voted against the Farm Bill on July 11, 2013.  The bill passed in a 216-208 vote.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/26978/carolyn-maloney?categoryId=4&type=V,S,R,E,F,P,E#.UlRGjxCmUrg ''Vote Smart'', "Maloney on agriculture," accessed October 8, 2013]</ref>  The bill passed included farm policy, but did not include food stamps.<ref>[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/12/us/politics/house-bill-would-split-farm-and-food-stamp-programs.html?pagewanted=1&_r=0 ''New York Times'', "House Republicans Push Through Farm Bill, Without Food Stamps," accessed September 17, 2013]</ref>
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Maloney voted against the Farm Bill on July 11, 2013.  The bill passed in a 216-208 vote.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/26978/carolyn-maloney?categoryId=4&type=V,S,R,E,F,P,E#.UlRGjxCmUrg ''Project Vote Smart'', "Maloney on agriculture," accessed October 8, 2013]</ref>  The bill passed included farm policy, but did not include food stamps.<ref>[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/12/us/politics/house-bill-would-split-farm-and-food-stamp-programs.html?pagewanted=1&_r=0 ''New York Times'', "House Republicans Push Through Farm Bill, Without Food Stamps," accessed September 17, 2013]</ref>
=====King Amendment=====
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====King Amendment====
Maloney signed a letter sent to [[Collin Peterson]] in August 2013, asking him to keep [[Steve King]]'s amendment out of the final Farm Bill.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/public-statement/806604/letter-to-ranking-member-collin-peterson-house-committee-on-agriculture-reject-rep-kings-provision-on-farm-bill#.UkBtzIakrMk ''Vote Smart'', "Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill," accessed September 23, 2013]</ref>  The "Protect Interstate Commerce Act" amendment prevents states from applying their own laws on agricultural products to agricultural products from another state.<ref>[http://swampland.time.com/2013/08/17/king-farm-bill-amendment-angers-animal-advocates/ ''Time.com'', "King Farm Bill Amendment Angers Animal Advocates," accessed September 18, 2013]</ref>.  King introduced the amendment in response to a law in California, requiring a larger size cage for  egg-producing chickens.  King represents Iowa, which is a large egg producer.
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Maloney signed a letter sent to [[Collin Peterson]] in August 2013, asking him to keep [[Steve King (Iowa)|Steve King]]'s amendment out of the final Farm Bill.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/public-statement/806604/letter-to-ranking-member-collin-peterson-house-committee-on-agriculture-reject-rep-kings-provision-on-farm-bill#.UkBtzIakrMk ''Project Vote Smart'', "Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill,," accessed September 23, 2013]</ref>  The "Protect Interstate Commerce Act" amendment prevents states from applying their own laws on agricultural products to agricultural products from another state.<ref>[http://swampland.time.com/2013/08/17/king-farm-bill-amendment-angers-animal-advocates/ ''Time.com'', "King Farm Bill Amendment Angers Animal Advocates," accessed September 18, 2013]</ref>.  King introduced the amendment in response to a law in California, requiring a larger size cage for  egg-producing chickens.  King represents Iowa, which is a large egg producer.
=====Government shutdown=====
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====Government shutdown====
 
:: ''See also: [[United States budget debate, 2013]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[United States budget debate, 2013]]''
{{oppose vote}} On September 30, 2013, the House passed a final stopgap spending bill before the shutdown went into effect. The bill included a one-year delay of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate and would have also stripped the bill of federal subsidies for congressional members and staff. It passed through the House with a vote of 228-201.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll504.xml ''Clerk of the U.S. House'', "Final vote results for Roll Call 504," accessed October 31, 2013]</ref> At 1 a.m. on October 1, 2013, one hour after the shutdown officially began, the House voted to move forward with going to a conference. In short order, Sen. [[Harry Reid]] rejected the call to conference.<ref>[http://www.buzzfeed.com/katenocera/government-shutdown-how-we-got-here?bffb ''Buzzfeed'', "Government Shutdown: How We Got Here," accessed October 1, 2013]</ref> Maloney voted against the stopgap spending bill that would have delayed the individual mandate.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll504.xml''Clerk of the U.S. House'', "Final vote results for Roll Call 504," accessed October 31, 2013]</ref>
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{{Nay vote}} On September 30, 2013, the House passed a final stopgap spending bill before the shutdown went into effect. The bill included a one-year delay of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate and would have also stripped the bill of federal subsidies for congressional members and staff. It passed through the House with a vote of 228-201.<ref name=clerk>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll504.xml ''Clerk of the U.S. House'', "Final vote results for Roll Call 504," accessed October 31, 2013]</ref> At 1 a.m. on October 1, 2013, one hour after the shutdown officially began, the House voted to move forward with going to a conference. In short order, Sen. [[Harry Reid]] rejected the call to conference.<ref>[http://www.buzzfeed.com/katenocera/government-shutdown-how-we-got-here?bffb ''Buzzfeed'', "Government Shutdown: How We Got Here," accessed October 1, 2013]</ref> Maloney voted against the stopgap spending bill that would have delayed the individual mandate.<ref name=clerk/>
  
{{support vote}} The shutdown finally ended on October 16, 2013, when the House took a vote on HR 2775 after it was approved by the [[United States Senate|Senate]]. The bill to reopen the government lifted the $16.7 trillion debt limit and funded the government through January 15, 2014. Federal employees also received retroactive pay for the shutdown period. The only concession made by [[United States Senate|Senate Democrats]] was to require income verification for Obamacare subsidies.<ref>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/house-effort-to-end-fiscal-crisis-collapses-leaving-senate-to-forge-last-minute-solution/2013/10/16/1e8bb150-364d-11e3-be86-6aeaa439845b_story_1.html ''The Washington Post'', "Reid, McConnell propose bipartisan Senate bill to end shutdown, extend borrowing," accessed October 16, 2013]</ref> The House passed the legislation shortly after the Senate, by a vote of 285-144, with all 144 votes against the legislation coming from [[Republican]] members. Maloney voted for HR 2775.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll550.xml ''U.S. House'', "Final vote results for Roll Call 550," accessed October 31, 2013]</ref>
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{{Yea vote}} The shutdown ended on October 16, 2013, when the House took a vote on HR 2775 after it was approved by the [[United States Senate|Senate]]. The bill to reopen the government lifted the $16.7 trillion debt limit and funded the government through January 15, 2014. Federal employees also received retroactive pay for the shutdown period. The only concession made by [[United States Senate|Senate Democrats]] was to require income verification for [[Obamacare]] subsidies.<ref>[http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/house-effort-to-end-fiscal-crisis-collapses-leaving-senate-to-forge-last-minute-solution/2013/10/16/1e8bb150-364d-11e3-be86-6aeaa439845b_story_1.html ''The Washington Post'', "Reid, McConnell propose bipartisan Senate bill to end shutdown, extend borrowing," accessed October 16, 2013]</ref> The House passed the legislation shortly after the Senate, by a vote of 285-144, with all 144 votes against the legislation coming from [[Republican]] members. Maloney voted for HR 2775.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll550.xml ''U.S. House'', "Final vote results for Roll Call 550," accessed October 31, 2013]</ref>
  
====Immigration====
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===Immigration===
=====Morton Memos Prohibition=====
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{{Oppose vote}} Maloney voted against House Amendment 136 - Prohibits the Enforcement of the Immigration Executive Order. The amendment was adopted by the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 224 - 201. The purpose of the amendment as stated on the official text is to "prohibit the use of funds to finalize, implement, administer, or enforce the Morton Memos." These memos would have granted administrative amnesty to certain illegal aliens residing in the United States.<ref>[http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:hamdt136: ''The Library of Congress'', "H.AMDT.136," accessed August 28, 2013]</ref> The vote largely followed party lines.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/26978/carolyn-maloney?categoryId=40&type=V,S,R,E,F,P,E,E#.UlRL1RCmUrg ''Project Vote Smart'', "Representative Maloney's Voting Records on Immigration," accessed October 8, 2013]</ref>
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====Morton Memos Prohibition====
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{{Nay vote}} Maloney voted against House Amendment 136 - Prohibits the Enforcement of the Immigration Executive Order. The amendment was adopted by the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 224 - 201. The purpose of the amendment as stated on the official text is to "prohibit the use of funds to finalize, implement, administer, or enforce the Morton Memos." These memos would have granted administrative amnesty to certain illegal aliens residing in the United States.<ref>[http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d113:hamdt136: ''The Library of Congress'', "H.AMDT.136," accessed August 28, 2013]</ref> The vote largely followed party lines.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/26978/carolyn-maloney?categoryId=40&type=V,S,R,E,F,P,E,E#.UlRL1RCmUrg ''Project Vote Smart'', "Representative Maloney's Voting Records on Immigration," accessed October 8, 2013]</ref>
  
====Healthcare====
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===Healthcare===
=====Repealing Obamacare=====
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====Repealing Obamacare====
{{Oppose vote}} Maloney has voted against all attempts to repeal or delay the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/26978/carolyn-maloney?categoryId=38&type=V,S,R,E,F,P,E,E,E#.UlRMYRCmUrg ''Project Vote Smart'', "Representative Maloney's Voting Records on Issue: Health and Healthcare," accessed October 8, 2013]</ref>
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{{Nay vote}} Maloney has voted against all attempts to repeal or delay the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/26978/carolyn-maloney?categoryId=38&type=V,S,R,E,F,P,E,E,E#.UlRMYRCmUrg ''Project Vote Smart'', "Representative Maloney's Voting Records on Issue: Health and Healthcare," accessed October 8, 2013]</ref>
  
====Social issues====
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===Social issues===
=====Abortion=====
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====Abortion====
{{Oppose vote}} Maloney voted against HR 1797 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The resolution passed the House on June 18, 2013, with a vote of 228 - 196. The purpose of the bill is to ban abortions that would take place 20 or more weeks after fertilization.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/26978/carolyn-maloney?categoryId=2&type=V,S,R,E,F,P,E,E,E,E#.UlRM1hCmUrg ''Project Vote Smart'', "Maloney on abortion," accessed October 8, 2013]</ref>
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{{Nay vote}} Maloney voted against HR 1797 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The resolution passed the House on June 18, 2013, with a vote of 228 - 196. The purpose of the bill is to ban abortions that would take place 20 or more weeks after fertilization.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/26978/carolyn-maloney?categoryId=2&type=V,S,R,E,F,P,E,E,E,E#.UlRM1hCmUrg ''Project Vote Smart'', "Maloney on abortion," accessed October 8, 2013]</ref>
  
====Previous congressional sessions====
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===Previous congressional sessions===
=====Fiscal Cliff=====
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====Fiscal Cliff====
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{{Yea vote}}
 
Maloney voted for the fiscal cliff compromise bill, which made permanent most of the Bush tax cuts originally passed in 2001 and 2003 while also raising tax rates on the highest income levels.  She was 1 of 172 Democrats that voted in favor of the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257 - 167 vote on January 1, 2013.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2012/roll659.xml ''U.S. House'', "Roll Call Vote on the Fiscal Cliff," accessed January 4, 2013]</ref>
 
Maloney voted for the fiscal cliff compromise bill, which made permanent most of the Bush tax cuts originally passed in 2001 and 2003 while also raising tax rates on the highest income levels.  She was 1 of 172 Democrats that voted in favor of the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257 - 167 vote on January 1, 2013.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2012/roll659.xml ''U.S. House'', "Roll Call Vote on the Fiscal Cliff," accessed January 4, 2013]</ref>
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==Issues==
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===On The Issues Vote Match===
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[[File:s070_010.gif|right|290px|thumb|Carolyn Maloney's Vote Match results from ''On The Issues''.]]
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:: ''See also: [[On The Issues Vote Match]]''
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''On The Issues'' conducts a [http://www.ontheissues.org/Quiz/Quiz2012.asp?quiz=Pres2012 VoteMatch] analysis of elected officials based on 20 issue areas. Rather than relying on incumbents to complete the quiz themselves, the VoteMatch analysis is conducted using voting records, statements to the media, debate transcripts or citations from books authored by or about the candidate. Based on the results of the quiz, Maloney is a '''Populist-Leaning Liberal.''' Maloney received a score of 74 percent on social issues and 10 percent on economic issues.<ref name="ontheissues"/>
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{{Ontheissues vote quiz|Name= Maloney |Date=2014|Ref=<ref name="ontheissues">[http://House.OnTheIssues.org/NY/Carolyn_Maloney.htm ''On The Issues'', "Carolyn Maloney Vote Match," accessed June 19, 2014]</ref>
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|Abortion= Strongly Favors
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|Hiring= Strongly Favors
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|Marriage= Strongly Favors
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|God= Strongly Opposes
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|ObamaCare=Strongly Favors
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|Social Security= Opposes
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|School Choice= Strongly Opposes
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|Animals=Strongly Opposes
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|Crime= Opposes
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|Guns= Strongly Opposes
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|Taxes=Strongly Favors
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|Citizenship=Strongly Favors
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|Free Trade= Favors
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|United Nations=Strongly Opposes
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|Military=Opposes
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|Campaign Funds=Favors
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|Iran=Favors
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|Energy=Strongly Favors
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|Marijuana=Opposes
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|Stimulus=Strongly Favors
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===Campaign themes===
 
===Campaign themes===
 
====2012====
 
====2012====
Maloney listed several of her campaign issues on her website:<ref>[http://www.carolynmaloney.com/issues Campaign website "Issues"]</ref>
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Maloney listed several of her campaign issues on her website:<ref>[http://www.carolynmaloney.com/issues ''Carolyn Maloney for Congress'', "Issues"]</ref>
  
 
*LGBT Rights
 
*LGBT Rights
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:: ''See also: [[New York's 12th Congressional District elections, 2014]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New York's 12th Congressional District elections, 2014]]''
  
Maloney {{2014isrunning}} in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2014|2014 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House]] to represent [[United States House of Representatives elections in New York, 2014|New York's]] [[New York's 12th Congressional District elections, 2014|12th District]]. Maloney {{2014isseeking}} the Democratic and Working Families Party nominations in the primary on June 24, 2014. {{Nov2014genelection}}
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Maloney {{2014isrunning}} in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2014|2014 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House]] to represent [[United States House of Representatives elections in New York, 2014|New York's]] [[New York's 12th Congressional District elections, 2014|12th District]]. Maloney ran unopposed for the Democratic and Working Families Party nominations in the primary on June 24, 2014. {{Nov2014genelection}}
  
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
::''See also: [[New York's 12th Congressional District elections, 2012]]''
 
::''See also: [[New York's 12th Congressional District elections, 2012]]''
Maloney won re-election in 2012, and due to [[Redistricting in New York|New York's redistricting]], she ran in the newly redrawn 12th District. She was unopposed in the Democratic and [[Working Families Party]] primaries<ref>[http://www.qchron.com/editions/western/maloney-runs-unopposed/article_5d9409e5-cf4e-5be7-8897-762317cd2348.html ''Queens Chronicle'' "Maloney runs unopposed," April 26, 2012]</ref> and defeated [[Christopher Wight]] (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref name="apny">[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/NY_US_House_0626.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''AP/CSPAN'' "New York-Summary Vote Report," June 26, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/results/house/new-york/ ''Politico'', "2012 Election Map, New York"]</ref>
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Maloney won re-election in 2012, and due to [[Redistricting in New York|New York's redistricting]], she ran in the newly redrawn 12th District. She was unopposed in the Democratic and [[Working Families Party]] primaries<ref>[http://www.qchron.com/editions/western/maloney-runs-unopposed/article_5d9409e5-cf4e-5be7-8897-762317cd2348.html ''Queens Chronicle'', "Maloney runs unopposed," accessed April 26, 2012]</ref> and defeated [[Christopher Wight]] (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref name="apny">[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/NY_US_House_0626.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''AP/CSPAN'', "New York-Summary Vote Report," accessed June 26, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/results/house/new-york/ ''Politico'', "2012 Election Map, New York"]</ref>
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
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===Fundraising events===
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===Comprehensive donor history===
 
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|Name=Maloney
 
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|year=2000
 
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|Editdate= March 23, 2013
 
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|link=<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/elections.php?cycle=2012&cid=N00000078&type=I ''Open Secrets'', "Career Fundraising for Carolyn Maloney," accessed March 2013]</ref>
 
|party=Democratic
 
|party=Democratic
 
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===Individual breakdown===
 
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===2012===
 
===2012===
[[File:Carolyn Maloney 2012 Donor Breakdown.png|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Maloney's campaign funds before the 2012 election.]]
 
 
Maloney won election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Maloney's campaign committee raised a total of $1,746,929 and spent $1,862,565.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00000078&cycle=2012 ''Open Secrets'', "Carolyn Maloney 2012 Election Cycle," accessed February 26, 2013]</ref>
 
Maloney won election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Maloney's campaign committee raised a total of $1,746,929 and spent $1,862,565.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00000078&cycle=2012 ''Open Secrets'', "Carolyn Maloney 2012 Election Cycle," accessed February 26, 2013]</ref>
 
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===2010===
 
===2010===
[[File:Carolyn_Maloney_2010_Donor_Breakdown.png|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Maloney's campaign funds before the 2010 election.]] Maloney was re-elected to the [[U.S. House]] for a tenth term in 2010. Her campaign committee raised a total of $3,052,944 and spent $3,532,298.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/elections.php?cycle=2010&cid=N00000078&type=I ''Open Secrets'', "Carolyn B. Maloney 2010 Election Data," accessed December 17, 2011]</ref>
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Maloney was re-elected to the [[U.S. House]] for a tenth term in 2010. Her campaign committee raised a total of $3,052,944 and spent $3,532,298.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/elections.php?cycle=2010&cid=N00000078&type=I ''Open Secrets'', "Carolyn B. Maloney 2010 Election Data," accessed December 17, 2011]</ref>
  
 
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==Personal Gain Index==
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::''See also: [[Personal Gain Index (U.S. Congress)]]''<br>
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===PGI: Change in net worth===
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Based on [[Household net worth (Member of Congress)|congressional financial disclosure forms]] and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org'', Maloney's net worth as of 2012 was estimated between $7,862,020 and $48,830,996. That averages to '''$28,346,508''', which is higher than the average net worth of Democratic representatives in 2012 of $5,700,168.36. Maloney ranked as the 23rd most wealthy representative in 2012.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00000078&year=2012 ''Open Secrets'', "Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), 2012," accessed February 18, 2014]</ref> Between 2004 and 2012, Maloney's calculated net worth<ref>This figure represents the average annual percentage growth from either 2004 (if the member entered office in 2004 or earlier) or their first year in office (as noted in the chart below) to 2012, divided by the number of years calculated.</ref> increased by an average of 2 percent per year. Between 2004 and 2012, the average annual percentage increase for a member of Congress was 15.4 percent.<ref>This number was found by dividing each member's total net worth growth percentage by the number of years included in the calculation.</ref>
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==Analysis==
 
==Analysis==
 
===Ideology and leadership===
 
===Ideology and leadership===
Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', Maloney is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|far-left Democratic leader,]]" as of June 20, 2013.<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/carolyn_maloney/400251 ''GovTrack'', "Maloney" accessed June 20, 2013]</ref>
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:: ''See also: [[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking]]''
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Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', Maloney is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|far-left Democratic leader]]" as of August 2014.<ref name=govtrack>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/carolyn_maloney/400251 ''GovTrack'', "Carolyn Maloney," accessed August 6, 2014]</ref> This was the same rating Maloney received in June 2013.
  
 
===Like-minded colleagues===
 
===Like-minded colleagues===
The website ''OpenCongress'' tracks the voting records of each member to determine with whom he or she votes most and least often. The results include a member from each party.<ref>[http://www.opencongress.org/people/show/400251_Carolyn_Maloney ''OpenCongress'', "Carolyn Maloney," accessed August 6, 2013]</ref>
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The website ''OpenCongress'' tracks the voting records of each member to determine with whom he or she votes most and least often. The results include a member from each party.<ref>[http://www.opencongress.org/people/show/400251_Carolyn_Maloney ''OpenCongress'', "Carolyn Maloney," accessed August 6, 2014]</ref>
 
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===Lifetime voting record===
 
===Lifetime voting record===
 
::''See also: [[Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
 
::''See also: [[Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
According to the website ''GovTrack,'' Maloney missed 614 of 13,533 roll call votes from January 1993 to April 2013, which is 4.5% of votes during that period. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving.<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/carolyn_maloney/400251 ''GovTrack'', "Carolyn Maloney" accessed April 2013]</ref>
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According to the website ''GovTrack,'' Maloney missed 647 of 14,551 roll call votes from January 1993 to August 2014. This amounts to 4.4 percent, which is worse than the median of 2.5 percent among current congressional representatives as of August 2014.<ref name=govtrack/>
  
 
===Congressional staff salaries===
 
===Congressional staff salaries===
 
::''See also: [[Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
 
::''See also: [[Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
 
The website ''Legistorm'' compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Maloney paid her congressional staff a total of $1,170,837 in 2011. Overall, [[New York]] ranked 28th in average salary for representative staff. The average [[U.S. House of Representatives]] congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.<ref>[http://www.legistorm.com/member/2801/Rep_Carolyn_B._Maloney.html ''LegiStorm'', "Carolyn B. Maloney," accessed October 2, 2012]</ref>
 
The website ''Legistorm'' compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Maloney paid her congressional staff a total of $1,170,837 in 2011. Overall, [[New York]] ranked 28th in average salary for representative staff. The average [[U.S. House of Representatives]] congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.<ref>[http://www.legistorm.com/member/2801/Rep_Carolyn_B._Maloney.html ''LegiStorm'', "Carolyn B. Maloney," accessed October 2, 2012]</ref>
 
===Net worth===
 
:: ''See also: [[Net worth of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
 
 
Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org'', Maloney's net worth as of 2012 was estimated between $7,862,020 and $48,830,996. That averages to '''$28,346,508''', which is higher than the average net worth of Democratic representatives in 2012 of $5,700,168.36. Maloney ranked as the 23rd most wealthy representative in 2012.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00000078&year=2012 ''OpenSecrets.org'',"Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), 2012," accessed February 18, 2014]</ref>
 
 
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===National Journal vote ratings===
 
===National Journal vote ratings===
 
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Maloney ranked 74th in the liberal rankings in 2013.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/2013-vote-ratings ''National Journal'', "2013 Congressional Vote Ratings," accessed August 6, 2014]</ref>
  
 
====2012====
 
====2012====
Each year ''National Journal'' publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year. Maloney ranked 66th in the liberal rankings among members of the U.S. House.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/2012-vote-ratings ''National Journal'', "2012 Congressional Vote Ratings," accessed March 6, 2013]</ref>
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Maloney ranked 66th in the liberal rankings in 2012.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/2012-vote-ratings ''National Journal'', "2012 Congressional Vote Ratings," accessed March 6, 2013]</ref>
  
 
====2011====
 
====2011====
Each year ''National Journal'' publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year. Maloney ranked 70th in the liberal rankings among members of the U.S. House.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/voteratings2011/searchable-vote-ratings-tables-house-20120223 ''National Journal'', "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," accessed February 23, 2012]</ref>
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Maloney ranked 70th in the liberal rankings in 2011.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/voteratings2011/searchable-vote-ratings-tables-house-20120223 ''National Journal'', "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," accessed February 23, 2012]</ref>
  
 
===Voting with party===
 
===Voting with party===
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Carolyn B. Maloney
Carolyn Maloney.jpg
U.S. House, New York, District 12
Incumbent
In office
1993-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 21
PartyDemocratic
PredecessorNydia Velazquez (D)
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Cost per vote$9.63 in 2012
First electedNovember 3, 1992
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$10,578,380
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York City Council
1982-1992
Education
Bachelor'sGreensboro College
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 19, 1946
Place of birthGreensboro, North Carolina
ProfessionCivil Servant
Net worth$28,346,508
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Carolyn Bosher Maloney (b. February 19, 1946, in Greensboro, NC) is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives representing New York's 12th Congressional District. Maloney was first elected to the House in 1992 and is currently serving her eleventh consecutive term, having won re-election on November 6, 2012, against Christopher Wight. Prior to 2012 redistricting, Maloney represented New York's 14th Congressional District.

Maloney is a 2014 Democratic and Working Families Party candidate seeking re-election to the U.S. House to represent the 12th Congressional District of New York.[1] Maloney ran unopposed for both nominations in the primary on June 24, 2014.[2]

Before her successful 1992 bid for congress, Maloney was a member of the New York City Council.

Based on analysis of multiple outside rankings, Maloney is an average Democrat member of Congress, meaning she will vote with the Democrat Party on the majority of bills.

Biography

Maloney was born in Greensboro, North Carolina. She earned a B.A. from Greensboro College in 1968.[3]

Career

After earning her degree, Maloney worked as a community affairs coordinator in New York City on the Board of Education's welfare education program from 1972-1975. She was a special assistant to the Board of Education's Center for Career and Occupational Education from 1975-1976, a legislative aide for the New York State Assembly's Committee on Housing in 1977, a senior program analyst for the New York State Assembly's Committee on Cities from 1977-1979, Executive Director of the advisory council of the office of the New York State Senate minority leader from 1979-1982, Director of Special Projects in the office of the New York State Senate minority leader from 1980-1982 and a member of the New York City Council from 1982-1992.[3]

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

Maloney serves on the following committees:[4]

Joint Economic Committee

2011-2012

Maloney served on the following committees:[5]

Key votes

113th Congress

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The 113th Congress has had 55 out of 5,401 introduced bills enacted into law (1 percent) as of November 30, 2013. Comparatively, the 112th Congress had 1.14 percent of introduced bills enacted into law in the first session.[6] For more information pertaining to Maloney's voting record in the 113th Congress, please see the below sections.[7]

National security

HR 644

See also: Bowe Bergdahl exchange

Neutral/Abstain On September 9, 2014, the Republican-run House approved H.R. 644, a resolution condemning President Barack Obama's act of exchanging five Guantanamo Bay prisoners for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.[8][9] The House voted 249-163 for resolution, with all Republicans and 22 Democrats supporting the bill. Fourteen Democrats and five Republicans did not vote on the resolution, while all other Democrats opposed its passage.[9] Maloney did not vote on the resolution.[8][9]

American response in Syria

See also: United States involvement in Syria

On August 29, 2013, more than 50 House Democrats signed a letter written by California Rep. Barbara Lee that called for a congressional resolution on strikes, and cautioned that the dire situation in Syria "should not draw us into an unwise war—especially without adhering to our constitutional requirements."[10][11] The letter also called on the Obama administration to work with the U.N. Security Council “to build international consensus” condemning the alleged use of chemical weapons. Maloney was one of the 50 Democrats in the House to sign the letter.[10][11]

NDAA

Yea3.png Maloney voted in support of HR 1960 - the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014. The bill passed the House on June 14, 2013, with a vote of 315 - 108. Both parties were somewhat divided on the vote.[12]

DHS Appropriations

Nay3.png Maloney voted in opposition of HR 2217 - the DHS Appropriations Act (2014) Act of 2014. The bill passed the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 245 - 182 and was largely along party lines.[12]

Keystone Pipeline Amendment

Yea3.png Maloney voted in favor of House Amendment 69, which would have amended HR 3 to "require that the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, in consultation with the Department of Homeland Security, conduct a study of the vulnerabilities of the Keystone XL pipeline to a terrorist attack and certify that necessary protections have been put in place." The amendment failed on May 22, 2013, with a vote of 176 - 239 and was largely along party lines.[12]

CISPA (2013)

Nay3.png Maloney voted in opposition of HR 624 - the CISPA (2013). The bill passed the House on April 18, 2013, with a vote of 288 - 127. The bill would allow federal intelligence agencies to share cybersecurity intelligence and information with private entities and utilities.[13] The bill was largely supported by Republicans, but divided the Democratic Party.[12]

Economy

Farm Bill

See also: United States Farm Bill 2013

Nay3.png Maloney voted against the Farm Bill on July 11, 2013. The bill passed in a 216-208 vote.[14] The bill passed included farm policy, but did not include food stamps.[15]

King Amendment

Maloney signed a letter sent to Collin Peterson in August 2013, asking him to keep Steve King's amendment out of the final Farm Bill.[16] The "Protect Interstate Commerce Act" amendment prevents states from applying their own laws on agricultural products to agricultural products from another state.[17]. King introduced the amendment in response to a law in California, requiring a larger size cage for egg-producing chickens. King represents Iowa, which is a large egg producer.

Government shutdown

See also: United States budget debate, 2013

Nay3.png On September 30, 2013, the House passed a final stopgap spending bill before the shutdown went into effect. The bill included a one-year delay of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate and would have also stripped the bill of federal subsidies for congressional members and staff. It passed through the House with a vote of 228-201.[18] At 1 a.m. on October 1, 2013, one hour after the shutdown officially began, the House voted to move forward with going to a conference. In short order, Sen. Harry Reid rejected the call to conference.[19] Maloney voted against the stopgap spending bill that would have delayed the individual mandate.[18]

Yea3.png The shutdown ended on October 16, 2013, when the House took a vote on HR 2775 after it was approved by the Senate. The bill to reopen the government lifted the $16.7 trillion debt limit and funded the government through January 15, 2014. Federal employees also received retroactive pay for the shutdown period. The only concession made by Senate Democrats was to require income verification for Obamacare subsidies.[20] The House passed the legislation shortly after the Senate, by a vote of 285-144, with all 144 votes against the legislation coming from Republican members. Maloney voted for HR 2775.[21]

Immigration


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Morton Memos Prohibition

Nay3.png Maloney voted against House Amendment 136 - Prohibits the Enforcement of the Immigration Executive Order. The amendment was adopted by the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 224 - 201. The purpose of the amendment as stated on the official text is to "prohibit the use of funds to finalize, implement, administer, or enforce the Morton Memos." These memos would have granted administrative amnesty to certain illegal aliens residing in the United States.[22] The vote largely followed party lines.[23]

Healthcare

Repealing Obamacare

Nay3.png Maloney has voted against all attempts to repeal or delay the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.[24]

Social issues

Abortion

Nay3.png Maloney voted against HR 1797 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The resolution passed the House on June 18, 2013, with a vote of 228 - 196. The purpose of the bill is to ban abortions that would take place 20 or more weeks after fertilization.[25]

Previous congressional sessions

Fiscal Cliff

Yea3.png Maloney voted for the fiscal cliff compromise bill, which made permanent most of the Bush tax cuts originally passed in 2001 and 2003 while also raising tax rates on the highest income levels. She was 1 of 172 Democrats that voted in favor of the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257 - 167 vote on January 1, 2013.[26]

Issues

On The Issues Vote Match

Carolyn Maloney's Vote Match results from On The Issues.
See also: On The Issues Vote Match

On The Issues conducts a VoteMatch analysis of elected officials based on 20 issue areas. Rather than relying on incumbents to complete the quiz themselves, the VoteMatch analysis is conducted using voting records, statements to the media, debate transcripts or citations from books authored by or about the candidate. Based on the results of the quiz, Maloney is a Populist-Leaning Liberal. Maloney received a score of 74 percent on social issues and 10 percent on economic issues.[27]

On The Issues organization logo.

The table below contains the results of analysis compiled by staff at On The Issues.

On The Issues Vote Quiz[28]
Economic Issues Social Issues
Issue Stance Issue Stance
Legally require hiring women & minorities Strongly Favors Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right Strongly Favors
Expand ObamaCare Strongly Favors Comfortable with same-sex marriage Strongly Favors
Vouchers for school choice Strongly Opposes Keep God in the public sphere Strongly Opposes
Absolute right to gun ownership Strongly Opposes Human needs over animal rights Strongly Opposes
Higher taxes on the wealthy Strongly Favors Stricter punishment reduces crime Opposes
Support & expand free trade Favors Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens Strongly Favors
Stricter limits on political campaign funds Favors Maintain US sovereignty from UN Strongly Opposes
Prioritize green energy Strongly Favors Expand the military Opposes
Stimulus better than market-led recovery Strongly Favors Stay out of Iran Favors
Privatize Social Security Opposes Never legalize marijuana Opposes
Note: Information last updated: 2014.[27]

Campaign themes

2012

Maloney listed several of her campaign issues on her website:[29]

  • LGBT Rights
  • Standing Up for New York
  • Jobs and the Economy
  • Fighting for Women
  • Consumer Protection
  • Gun Control
  • Supporting Working Families
  • Healthcare
  • Immigration

Elections

2014

See also: New York's 12th Congressional District elections, 2014

Maloney is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent New York's 12th District. Maloney ran unopposed for the Democratic and Working Families Party nominations in the primary on June 24, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: New York's 12th Congressional District elections, 2012

Maloney won re-election in 2012, and due to New York's redistricting, she ran in the newly redrawn 12th District. She was unopposed in the Democratic and Working Families Party primaries[30] and defeated Christopher Wight (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[31][32]

U.S. House, New York District 12 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn Maloney Incumbent 72.1% 193,455
     Republican Christopher Wight 17.4% 46,692
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 10.5% 28,140
Total Votes 268,287
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

Full history


Campaign donors

Fundraising events

The below chart from Find The Best tracks the fundraising events Maloney attends.


Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.


Comprehensive donor history

Comprehensive donor information for Maloney is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Maloney raised a total of $10,578,380 during that time period. This information was last updated on March 23, 2013.[43]

Carolyn Maloney's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 U.S. House of Representatives (New York, District 12) Won $1,746,928
2010 U.S. House of Representatives (New York, District 14) Won $3,052,944
2008 U.S. House of Representatives (New York, District 14) Won $1,692,319
2006 U.S. House of Representatives (New York, District 14) Won $1,179,894
2004 U.S. House of Representatives (New York, District 14) Won $943,608
2002 U.S. House of Representatives (New York, District 14) Won $953,522
2000 U.S. House of Representatives (New York, District 14) Won $1,009,165
Grand Total Raised $10,578,380


Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.

Individual breakdown

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Maloney’s reports.[44]

Carolyn Maloney (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[45]April 12, 2013$512,196.58$154,245.00$(138,249.42)$528,192.16
July Quarterly[46]July 15, 2013$540,718.67$186,522.05$(175,327.37)$551,913.35
October Quarterly[47]October 11, 2013$551,913.35$127,830.00$(147,058.71)$532,684.64
Year-End Quarterly[48]December 31, 2013$532,684$232,869$(164,073)$601,479
April Quarterly[49]April 15, 2014$601,479.89$156,786.99$(172,343.86)$585,923.02
Running totals
$858,253.04$(797,052.36)

2012

Maloney won election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Maloney's campaign committee raised a total of $1,746,929 and spent $1,862,565.[50]

Cost per vote

Maloney spent $9.63 per vote received in 2012.


2010

Maloney was re-elected to the U.S. House for a tenth term in 2010. Her campaign committee raised a total of $3,052,944 and spent $3,532,298.[51]


Personal Gain Index

Congressional Personal Gain Index graphic.png
See also: Personal Gain Index (U.S. Congress)

The Personal Gain Index (U.S. Congress) is a four-part measurement that illustrates the extent to which members of the U.S. Congress have prospered during their tenure as public servants.
It consists of four different metrics:

PGI: Change in net worth

See also: Changes in Net Worth of U.S. Senators and Representatives (Personal Gain Index) and Net worth of United States Senators and Representatives
Net Worth Metric graphic.png

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org, Maloney's net worth as of 2012 was estimated between $7,862,020 and $48,830,996. That averages to $28,346,508, which is higher than the average net worth of Democratic representatives in 2012 of $5,700,168.36. Maloney ranked as the 23rd most wealthy representative in 2012.[52] Between 2004 and 2012, Maloney's calculated net worth[53] increased by an average of 2 percent per year. Between 2004 and 2012, the average annual percentage increase for a member of Congress was 15.4 percent.[54]

Carolyn Maloney Yearly Net Worth
YearAverage Net Worth
2004$24,816,006
2012$28,346,508.00
Growth from 2004 to 2012:14%
Average annual growth:2%[55]
Comparatively, the American citizen experienced a median yearly decline in net worth of -0.94%.[56]
The data used to calculate changes in net worth may include changes resulting from assets gained through marriage, inheritance, changes in family estates and/or trusts, changes in family business ownership and many other variables unrelated to a member's behavior in Congress.

Analysis

Ideology and leadership

See also: GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Maloney is a "far-left Democratic leader" as of August 2014.[57] This was the same rating Maloney received in June 2013.

Like-minded colleagues

The website OpenCongress tracks the voting records of each member to determine with whom he or she votes most and least often. The results include a member from each party.[58]

Maloney most often votes with:

Maloney least often votes with:


Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.

Lifetime voting record

See also: Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives

According to the website GovTrack, Maloney missed 647 of 14,551 roll call votes from January 1993 to August 2014. This amounts to 4.4 percent, which is worse than the median of 2.5 percent among current congressional representatives as of August 2014.[57]

Congressional staff salaries

See also: Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives

The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Maloney paid her congressional staff a total of $1,170,837 in 2011. Overall, New York ranked 28th in average salary for representative staff. The average U.S. House of Representatives congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.[59]

National Journal vote ratings

See also: National Journal vote ratings

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year. Click the link above for the full ratings of all members of Congress.

2013

Maloney ranked 74th in the liberal rankings in 2013.[60]

2012

Maloney ranked 66th in the liberal rankings in 2012.[61]

2011

Maloney ranked 70th in the liberal rankings in 2011.[62]

Voting with party

The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus.

2014

Maloney voted with the Democratic Party 95.3 percent of the time, which ranked 23rd among the 204 House Democratic members as of August 2014.[63]

2013

Maloney voted with the Democratic Party 94.2 percent of the time, which ranked 82nd among the 201 House Democratic members as of June 2013.[64]

Recent news

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See also

External links

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  28. The questions in the quiz are broken down into two sections -- social and economic. In social questions, liberals and libertarians agree in choosing the less-government answers, while conservatives and populists agree in choosing the more-restrictive answers. For the economic questions, conservatives and libertarians agree in choosing the less-government answers, while liberals and populists agree in choosing the more-restrictive answers.
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  53. This figure represents the average annual percentage growth from either 2004 (if the member entered office in 2004 or earlier) or their first year in office (as noted in the chart below) to 2012, divided by the number of years calculated.
  54. This number was found by dividing each member's total net worth growth percentage by the number of years included in the calculation.
  55. This figure represents the total percentage growth divided by the number of years for which there are net worth figures for each member.
  56. This figure was calculated using median asset data from the Census Bureau. Please see the Congressional Net Worth data for Ballotpedia spreadsheet for more information on this calculation.
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  64. OpenCongress, "Voting With Party," accessed July 2014
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Nydia Velazquez
U.S. House of Representatives - New York, District 12
2013–Present
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U.S. House of Representatives - New York, District 14
1993–2013
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New York City Council
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