Rep. Robert Giaimo

Former Representative from Connecticut’s 3rd District, Democrat

Giaimo, a Democrat, was the representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district from 1959 to 1980.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Giaimo 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 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Giaimo is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Giaimo sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (55%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) International Affairs (11%) Private Legislation (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1959 to Dec 1980, Giaimo missed 1,389 of 7,782 roll call votes, which is 17.8%. This is much worse than the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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