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Rep. Bruce Morrison

Former Representative from Connecticut’s 3rd District, Democrat

Morrison, a Democrat, was the representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district from 1983 to 1990.


Our unique analysis of the bills Morrison 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 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Morrison is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Morrison was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Morrison sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Immigration (32%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (16%) Private Legislation (11%) International Affairs (11%) Economics and Public Finance (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Taxation (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1983 to Oct 1990, Morrison missed 470 of 3,639 roll call votes, which is 12.9%. This is much worse than the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: