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
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).