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Rep. Leonor Sullivan

Former Representative for Missouri’s 3rd District

Sullivan, a Democrat, was the representative for Missouri's 3rd congressional district from 1953 to 1976.

Photo of Rep. Leonor Sullivan [D-MO3, 1953-1976]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Sullivan is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1976 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Sullivan sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Sullivan was the primary sponsor of 49 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Sullivan sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Transportation and Public Works (33%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (14%) International Affairs (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Environmental Protection (7%) Economics and Public Finance (7%) Education (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1953 to Oct 1976, Sullivan missed 734 of 5,455 roll call votes, which is 13.5%. This is worse than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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