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Sen. Robert Morgan

Former Senator from North Carolina, Democrat

Morgan, a Democrat, was a senator from North Carolina from 1975 to 1980.

Photo of Sen. Robert Morgan [D-NC, 1975-1980]


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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate 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). Morgan is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Morgan was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:

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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

Morgan sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (21%) Housing and Community Development (17%) Private Legislation (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Agriculture and Food (11%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Social Welfare (10%) Education (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1975 to Dec 1980, Morgan missed 576 of 3,521 roll call votes, which is 16.4%. This is much worse than the median of 9.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1980. 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: