Rep. Robert Mollohan

Former Representative from West Virginia’s 1st District, Democrat

Mollohan, a Democrat, was the representative for West Virginia's 1st congressional district from 1969 to 1982.

He was previously the representative for West Virginia's 1st congressional district (1953-1956).


Our unique analysis of the bills Mollohan 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 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Mollohan is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Mollohan sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (50%) Education (25%) Commerce (25%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1953 to Dec 1982, Mollohan missed 992 of 7,367 roll call votes, which is 13.5%. This is much worse than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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