Rep. Constance Morella

Former Representative from Maryland’s 8th District, Republican

Morella, a Republican, was the representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district from 1987 to 2002.



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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Morella is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Morella was the primary sponsor of 18 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Morella sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (26%) Health (13%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Labor and Employment (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (10%) Law (9%) Families (9%) Social Welfare (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1987 to Nov 2002, Morella missed 269 of 8,634 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. This is on par with the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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