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McMahon also voted in favor of the "Cash for Clunkers" bill.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2009/roll314.xml ''US House Clerk'', "Roll Call 314," June 9, 2009]</ref> According to a June 2009 Rasmussen Reports poll, 54 percent of likely U.S. voters opposed Cash for Clunkers, while 35 percent supported it.<ref>[http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/business/auto_industry/june_2009/54_oppose_cash_for_clunkers_plan_to_spur_purchase_of_greener_cars ''Rasmussen'', "54% Oppose “Cash for Clunkers” Plan To Spur Purchase of Greener Cars," June 23, 2009]</ref>
 
McMahon also voted in favor of the "Cash for Clunkers" bill.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2009/roll314.xml ''US House Clerk'', "Roll Call 314," June 9, 2009]</ref> According to a June 2009 Rasmussen Reports poll, 54 percent of likely U.S. voters opposed Cash for Clunkers, while 35 percent supported it.<ref>[http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/business/auto_industry/june_2009/54_oppose_cash_for_clunkers_plan_to_spur_purchase_of_greener_cars ''Rasmussen'', "54% Oppose “Cash for Clunkers” Plan To Spur Purchase of Greener Cars," June 23, 2009]</ref>
  
McMahon supported the "Cap and Trade" bill.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2009/roll477.xml ''US House Clerk'', "Roll Call 477," June 26, 2009]</ref> 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.<ref>[http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/current_events/environment_energy/42_say_climate_change_bill_will_hurt_the_economy ''Rasmussen'', "42% Say Climate Change Bill Will Hurt The Economy," June 30, 2009]</ref>
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McMahon supported the "Cap and Trade" bill.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2009/roll477.xml ''US House Clerk'', "Roll Call 477," June 26, 2009]</ref> Just after the bill’s passage, 42 percent of likely U.S. voters said that cap and trade would hurt the economy, while 19 percent believed that it would help. Another 15 percent said that the bill would have no impact.<ref>[http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/current_events/environment_energy/42_say_climate_change_bill_will_hurt_the_economy ''Rasmussen'', "42% Say Climate Change Bill Will Hurt The Economy," June 30, 2009]</ref>
  
 
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Michael McMahon
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U.S. House, New York, District 13
Former member
In office
January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2011
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2010
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sNew York University,
J.D.New York Law School
Personal
Date of birthSeptember 12, 1957
Place of birthNew York City, New York
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
Michael McMahon was a Democratic representative of the 13th District of New York.

Elections

2010

On November 2, 2010, Michael Grimm was elected to the United States House. He also ran on the Conservative Party candidate. He defeated Michael E. McMahon (D), and Tom Vendittelli (Libertarian).[1]

U.S. House, New York Congressional District 13 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Grimm 49.5% 65,024
     Democratic Michael E. McMahon Incumbent 46.2% 60,773
     Blank/Scattering 3.6% 4,700
     Libertarian Tom Vendittelli 0.7% 929
Total Votes 131,426

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, McMahon has voted with the House Democratic leadership 91.6% of the time.[2] That same analysis reported that he also voted with party leadership 90.8% of the time in 2010.

Washington Post Analysis

A separate analysis from The Washington Post from July 23, 2010, concluded that he votes 92.2% of the time with a majority of Democrats in the House of Representatives.[3]

Specific votes

Rep. McMahon voted for the stimulus bill.[4] Fifty-seven percent of U.S. voters believed that the stimulus had either hurt the economy (36 percent) or had no impact (21 percent). Thirty-eight percent believed the stimulus helped the economy.[5]

McMahon also voted in favor of the "Cash for Clunkers" bill.[6] According to a June 2009 Rasmussen Reports poll, 54 percent of likely U.S. voters opposed Cash for Clunkers, while 35 percent supported it.[7]

McMahon supported the "Cap and Trade" bill.[8] Just after the bill’s passage, 42 percent of likely U.S. voters said that cap and trade would hurt the economy, while 19 percent believed that it would help. Another 15 percent said that the bill would have no impact.[9]

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