Sen. Lowell Weicker Jr.

Former Senator from Connecticut

Republican

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1971-1988 Senator Connecticut
1969-1970 Representative Connecticut's 4th District

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Weicker sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into their position in the Senate.

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

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Feb 1971 to Oct 1988, Weicker missed 1,063 of 8,771 roll call votes, which is 12.1%. This is worse than the median of 5.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1988. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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