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Michael Arcuri
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U.S. House, New York, District 24
Former member
In office
January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2011
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2010
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sSUNY at Albany,
J.D.New York Law School
Date of birthJune 11, 1959
Place of birthUtica, New York
ReligionRoman Catholic
Michael Arcuri was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives. He represented the 23rd district of New York.

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, Arcuri has voted with the House Democratic leadership 90% of the time.[1] That same analysis reported that he also voted with party leadership 91.2% of the time in 2010.

Washington Post Analysis

A separate analysis from The Washington Post, concluded that he votes 91.2% of the time with a majority of Democrats in the House of Representatives.[2]

Specific votes

Rep. Arcuri voted for TARP.[3] According to a Gallup poll from September 13, 2010, 61% of Americans disapprove of TARP, while 37% approve.[4]

Arcuri also supported the auto bailout.[5] As of September 13, 2010: 56% of Americans disapproved of the auto bailout, while 43% supported it.[6]

In addition, Rep. Arcuri voted for the stimulus bill.[7] 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. [8]

Arcuri also voted in favor of the "Cash for Clunkers" bill.[9] According to a June 2009 Rasmussen Reports poll, 54% of likely U.S. voters opposed Cash for Clunkers, while 35% supported it.[10]