Rep. Anthony “Toby” Moffett Jr.

Former Representative from Connecticut’s 6th District, Democrat

Moffett, a Democrat, was the representative for Connecticut's 6th congressional district from 1975 to 1982.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Moffett sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Moffett is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Moffett sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Energy (32%) International Affairs (13%) Commerce (11%) Housing and Community Development (11%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Health (8%) Social Welfare (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1975 to Dec 1982, Moffett missed 795 of 4,901 roll call votes, which is 16.2%. This is much worse than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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