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Sen. Frank Moss

Former Senator from Utah, Democrat

Moss, a Democrat, was a senator from Utah from 1959 to 1976.

Photo of Sen. Frank Moss [D-UT, 1959-1976]


Our unique analysis of the bills Moss sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Moss is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Moss was the primary sponsor of 13 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

Moss sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (20%) Social Welfare (20%) Health (19%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%) Private Legislation (10%) Energy (8%) Science, Technology, Communications (6%) Education (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1959 to Oct 1976, Moss missed 1,152 of 6,547 roll call votes, which is 17.6%. This is worse than the median of 13.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1976. 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: