Sen. Lowell Weicker Jr.

Former Senator from Connecticut

Elected Positions

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

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Weicker was a centrist Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Weicker’s time serving in the Senate. Weicker’s bills had a total of 203 cosponsors in the 100th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Weicker to other members of the Senate in the 100th Congress on leadership and ideology.

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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 1,057 of 8,721 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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