Rep. John Larson [D]

Representative from Connecticut’s 1st District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1999-2016 Representative Connecticut's 1st District (map)

2014 Report Card

Read our 2014 Report Card for Larson »

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Larson has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

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

Committee Membership

John Larson sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Larson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (35%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Energy (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Families (9%) Arts, Culture, Religion (6%) Social Welfare (6%)

Recent Bills

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

View All » (including bills from previous years)

Voting Record

From Jan 1999 to Nov 2015, Larson missed 573 of 11,628 roll call votes, which is 4.9%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 164 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

Show the numbers...

Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: