Rep. Jerry Litton

Former Representative from Missouri’s 6th District, Democrat

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

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Litton 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 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Litton is shown as a purple triangle. (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%) Social Welfare (7%) Labor and Employment (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

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

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