NY Senator James "Jim" Seward (R)

NY Sen. James "Jim" Seward is a Senator in the New York Legislature who represents the 51st district and received 62.4% of the vote in his last election. He is a member of the Higher Education, Education, and Rules committees.

He works most frequently on Health (445 bills), Crime and Law Enforcement (415 bills), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) (396 bills), Economics and Public Finance (371 bills), and Finance and Financial Sector (362 bills). He has sponsored 790 bills in his last thirty-two year(s) in office, voting with his party 96.0% of the time, getting 48.35% of his bills out of committee, and 19.49% of his sponsored bills enacted.

Sen. Seward most frequently works on legislation with Michael Ranzenhofer (R-NY-61) (738 bills), Patrick Gallivan (R-NY-59) (634 bills), and Patty Ritchie (R-NY-48) (623 bills). He most frequently votes with Patrick Gallivan (R-NY-59) (95.31%), James Tedisco (R-NY-49) (95.31%), and Patty Ritchie (R-NY-48) (94.55%).

Before entering politics, Sen. Seward was a public official. He received his undergraduate degree from Hartwick College (NY).

How Jim Works

  • 1% Percent of votes against party
  • 154 Number of sponsored bills enacted
  • 0 Number of proposed amendments
  • 96% Percent of votes with party
  • 42% Percent of sponsored bills out of chamber
  • 3% Percent of missed votes
  • 1.3K Number of primary co-sponsorships
  • 790 Number of sponsored bills

Jim's District

  • 291K Total Population
  • 116K Total Households
  • $25.5K Per capita family income
  • 8.6% Civilian Labor Force: Unemployed

Jim's Staff

Duncan Davie (Chief of Staff)
(607) 432-5524 | davie@nysenate.gov

Joshua Bailey (Legislative Assistant)
(518) 455-3131 | jbailey@nysenate.gov

Bernadette Phillips (Executive Assistant)
(518) 455-3131 | bphillip@nysenate.gov
Jeff Bishop (Communications Director)
(607) 432-5524 | jbishop@nysenate.gov

Morgan Halloran (Counsel)
(518) 455-3131 | halloran@nysenate.gov

Catherine Moshier (Special Assistant)
(607) 432-5524 | moshier@nysenate.gov

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