Rep. Ella Grasso

Former Representative from Connecticut’s 6th District, Democrat

Grasso, a Democrat, was the representative for Connecticut's 6th congressional district from 1971 to 1974.

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Grasso 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Grasso is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Grasso sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Social Welfare (21%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Taxation (12%) Agriculture and Food (11%) Energy (10%) Labor and Employment (10%) Economics and Public Finance (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1971 to Dec 1974, Grasso missed 303 of 1,727 roll call votes, which is 17.5%. This is much worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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