John Hall (New York)

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John Hall was a Democratic representative of the 19th District of New York.

Elections

2010

On November 2, 2010, Nan Hayworth was elected to the United States House. She also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party tickets. She defeated John J. Hall (D).[1]

U.S. House, New York Congressional District 19 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngNan Hayworth 51% 109,956
     Democratic John J. Hall Incumbent 45.8% 98,766
     Blank/Scattering 3.3% 7,016
Total Votes 215,738

Voting Record

Frequency of Voting with Democratic Leadership

According to a July 2010 analysis of 1,357 votes cast from January 1, 2009 to June 16, 2010, Hall has voted with the House Democratic leadership 97.5% of the time.[2] That same analysis reported that he also voted with party leadership 98.6% of the time in 2010.

Washington Post Analysis

A separate analysis from The Washington Post from July 23, 2010, concluded that he votes 98.2% of the time with a majority of Democrats in the House of Representatives.[3]

Specific votes

Rep. Hall voted for TARP.[4] According to a Gallup poll from September 13, 2010, 61% of Americans disapprove of TARP, while 37% approve.[5]

Hall also supported the auto bailout.[6] As of September 13, 2010: 56% of Americans disapproved of the auto bailout, while 43% supported it.[7]

In addition, Rep. Hall voted for the stimulus bill.[8] 57% of U.S. voters believe that the stimulus has either hurt the economy (36%) or had no impact (21%). 38% believe the stimulus helped the economy. [9]

Hall also voted in favor of the "Cash for Clunkers" bill.[10] According to a June 2009 Rasmussen Reports poll, 54% of likely U.S. voters opposed Cash for Clunkers, while 35% supported it.[11]

Hall supported the "Cap and Trade" bill.[12] Just after the bill’s passage, 42% of likely U.S. voters said that cap and trade would hurt the economy, while 19% believed it would help. 15% said that the bill would have no impact.[13]

Finally, Hall voted in favor of the health care reform bill.[14] 57% of likely voters at least somewhat favor repeal of the health care reform bill, including 46% who strongly favor repeal. 35% of likely voters oppose repeal. 51% of likely voters believe the health care reform bill will be bad for the country, while 36% believe it will be beneficial.[15]

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