Rep. John Moss

Former Representative from California’s 3rd District, Democrat

Moss, a Democrat, was the representative for California's 3rd congressional district from 1953 to 1978.


Our unique analysis of the bills Moss 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Moss is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Moss sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Law (24%) Energy (18%) Families (13%) Finance and Financial Sector (13%) Commerce (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) Health (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1953 to Oct 1978, Moss missed 1,139 of 6,995 roll call votes, which is 16.3%. This is much worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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