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Rep. Bruce Morrison

Former Representative for Connecticut’s 3rd District

Morrison was the representative for Connecticut’s 3rd congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1983 to 1990.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Morrison is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1990 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Morrison sponsored and cosponsored. See full 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: