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Rep. Paul Tonko (D-NY 20th District)

5th term Democrat from New York 20th District.


Residence: Amsterdam

Marital Status: Single

Prev. Occupation: Public Works Engineer

Prev. Political Exp.: Montgomery Co. Board of Supervisors, 1976-83; NY Assembly, 1983-2007

Education: BS Clarkson University, 1971

Birthdate: 06/18/1949

Birthplace: Amsterdam, NY

Religion: Catholic

Percentage in Last Election: 68%

Major Opponent: Francis Vitollo


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Paul Tonko.

Website: tonko.house.gov

Washington, D.C. Office:

2463 Rayburn House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-3220
Phone: (202) 225-5076
Fax: (202) 225-5077

Albany Office: (more district offices)

61 Columbia Street, 4th Floor
Albany, New York 12210
Phone: (518) 465-0700
Fax: (518) 427-5107


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Clinton Britt
  • Dir. of Operations: David Mastrangelo
  • Legis. Dir.: Jeff Morgan
  • Comm. Dir.: Matt Sonneborn



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Rep. Paul Tonko voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
P Preventing Harmful Restraint and Seclusion in Schools Act 03/03/2010 Yea Not Scored
P Expressing concern regarding the suicide plane attack on Internal Revenue Service employees in Austin, Texas 03/03/2010 Yea Not Scored
P Temporary Extension of Programs Under the Small Business Act 01/27/2010 Yea Not Scored
P Nuclear Forensics and Attribution Act 01/21/2010 Yea Not Scored
P Expressing condolences to and solidarity with the people of Haiti in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake of January 12, 2010 01/21/2010 Yea Not Scored
F Idaho Wilderness Water Resources Protection Act 01/20/2010 Nay Not Scored
P Advanced Vehicle Technology Act 09/16/2009 Yea Not Scored
P Supporting efforts to reduce infant mortality in the United States. 09/16/2009 Yea Not Scored

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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