Rep. John Rowland

Former Representative from Connecticut’s 5th District, Republican

Rowland, a Republican, was the representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district from 1985 to 1990.


Our unique analysis of the bills Rowland 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 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Rowland is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Rowland sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (20%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (16%) Finance and Financial Sector (16%) Labor and Employment (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Energy (8%) Health (8%) Economics and Public Finance (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1985 to Oct 1990, Rowland missed 219 of 2,733 roll call votes, which is 8.0%. This is worse than the median of 4.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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