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Rep. Timothy H. Bishop (D-N.Y.)


Biography
District: 1st District
Political Highlights: no previous office, ; U.S. House, 2003-15
Born: June 1, 1950; Southampton, N.Y.
Residence: Southampton
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Kathryn Bishop; two children
Education: College of the Holy Cross, A.B. 1972; Long Island U., M.P.A. 1981
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2002 (6th term)
Committee Assignments: Education & the Workforce (Higher Education & Workforce Training; Workforce Protections); Transportation & Infrastructure (Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation; Water Resources & Environment - Ranking Member)

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2014generalJason Strom (GREEN) 00.0
Lee Zeldin (R) 89,56454.8
Timothy Bishop (D) 73,86045.2
2012generalTimothy Bishop (D, WFM) 146,17952.5
Randy Altschuler (R, C, INDC) 132,30447.5
2010generalTimothy Bishop (D) 98,31650.1
Randy Altschuler (R) 97,72349.8
2008generalTimothy Bishop (D, INDC, WFM) 162,08358.4
Lee Zeldin (R, C) 115,54541.6
2006generalTimothy Bishop (D, INDC, WFM) 104,36062.2
Italo Zanzi (R, C) 63,32837.8
2004generalTimothy Bishop (D, INDC, WFM) 156,35456.2
Bill Manger (R, C) 121,85543.8
2002generalTimothy Bishop (D, WFM) 84,27650.2
Felix Grucci (R, C, INDC, RTL) 81,52448.6
Lorna Salzman (GREEN) 1,9911.2
Roll Call Vitals

143rd

on the House Seniority List

Fellow New York Rep. Charles B. Rangel (D) is 3rd.

5th

New York is 5th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

Rep. Timothy H. Bishop has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) has the most appearances so far this year.











Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.