Sen. Abraham Ribicoff

Former Senator from Connecticut

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1963-1980 Senator,
1949-1952 Representative,
Connecticut's 1st District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Ribicoff was a far-left Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Ribicoff’s time serving in the Senate. Ribicoff’s bills had a total of 250 cosponsors in the 96th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Ribicoff to other members of the Senate in the 96th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Some of Ribicoff’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1963 to Dec 1980, Ribicoff missed 993 of 7,726 roll call votes, which is 12.9%. This is worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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