Paul Tonko

Paul David Tonko is an American politician serving as the U.S. representative for since 2013. He represented the 21st congressional district from 2009 to 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, Tonko has been called a staunch progressive. After the 2020 redistricting cycle and effective for the 118th Congress, the 20th district will include all of Albany, Saratoga, and Schenectady Counties, as well as part of Rensselaer County. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Paul Tonko has 630 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2009 House Proceeding as a Democratic Representative for New York's 21st district. The year with the most videos was 2011 with 81 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 9,940 views per program. Most appearances with Sheila Jackson Lee (10), Jan Schakowsky (7), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (7). Most common tags: Federal Budget, House of Representatives, State of the Union Address.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 2013 - Present U.S. Representative, D-NY 20th

Videos: 411


U.S. Representative, D-NY 21st January 6, 2009 - January 3, 2013 Videos: 219

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Past Elections

Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

Historic election results compiled from data found on



Floor Activity

    • Days on Floor: 11
    • One Minute Speeches: 8
    • Total Time Speaking: 24 minutes
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