Rep. Dennis Moore

Former Representative from Kansas’s 3rd District, Democrat

Moore, a Democrat, was the representative for Kansas's 3rd congressional district from 1999 to 2010.

Photo of Rep. Dennis Moore [D-KS3, 1999-2010]

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Moore 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 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Moore is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Moore was the primary sponsor of 10 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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

Moore sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (29%) Finance and Financial Sector (19%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Social Welfare (11%) Law (9%) Taxation (7%) Health (6%) Labor and Employment (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Moore’s Vote Vote Description
Yea S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
Yea H.R. 3538 (111th): Idaho Wilderness Water Facilities Act
Jan 20, 2010. Failed 225/191.
Nay H.R. 2996 (111th): Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
Oct 29, 2009. Passed 247/178.
Nay H.Res. 1284 (110th): Providing for consideration of the Senate amendments to the House amendments to the Senate amendment to the ...
Jun 19, 2008. Passed 342/83.
Yea H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.

Missed Votes

From Jan 1999 to Dec 2010, Moore missed 131 of 8,176 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. This is better than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. ProPublica has tracked 33 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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