Rep. James “Jim” Moran Jr.

Former Representative from Virginia’s 8th District, Democrat

Moran, a Democrat, was the representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district from 1991 to 2014.



Our unique analysis of the bills Moran 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 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Moran is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2014 Statistics

Read our 2014 Report Card for Moran for more statistics.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Moran sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (27%) International Affairs (20%) Health (15%) Animals (12%) Education (10%) Taxation (7%) Transportation and Public Works (5%) Environmental Protection (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1991 to Dec 2014, Moran missed 824 of 15,567 roll call votes, which is 5.3%. This is much worse than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2014. 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: