According to the League of Conservation Voters, Rep. Lee Zeldin has the worst record on environmental issues in the New York Congressional delegation.
Zeldin (R-Shirley) got a score of 24% on the League of Conservation Voters’ 2020 National Environmental Scorecard, which scored every member of both chambers of Congress based on 21 votes last year. The group gave Zeldin a 26% on his votes in the 116th Congress (2019-2020) and a 14% lifetime score.
The mostly Democratic New York congressional delegation got an 86% score overall in 2020.
Other Republicans in the 116th Congress got higher marks from the group than Zeldin did in 2020: Rep. John Katko (NY-24) 62%, Rep. Peter King (NY-2) 52%, Rep. Tom Reed (NY-23) 48%, Rep. Elise Stefanik (NY-21) 48%, and Rep. Chris Jacobs (NY-27) 33%.
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