Rep. John Moakley [D]

Former Representative from Massachusetts’s 9th District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1973-2001 Representative Massachusetts's 9th District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Moakley 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 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Moakley is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Moakley sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (18%) Law (18%) Commerce (15%) Education (12%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (12%) Labor and Employment (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) International Affairs (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to May 2001, Moakley missed 1,554 of 15,562 roll call votes, which is 10.0%. This is much worse than the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in May 2001. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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