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Rep. Jerry Litton

Former Representative for Missouri’s 6th District

Litton, a Democrat, was the representative for Missouri's 6th congressional district from 1973 to 1976.

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Litton is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1976 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Litton sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Litton sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (25%) Government Operations and Politics (20%) Agriculture and Food (19%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (10%) Labor and Employment (7%) Social Welfare (7%) Economics and Public Finance (7%) Commerce (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1973 to Aug 1976, Litton missed 485 of 2,143 roll call votes, which is 22.6%. This is much worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 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: