Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2007
Rep. Robert “Rob” Simmons [R-CT2, 2001-2006] leaves office as Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district.
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Former Representative from Connecticut’s 2nd District, Republican
Simmons, a Republican, was the representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district from 2001 to 2006.
Our unique analysis of the bills Simmons 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 2006. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Simmons is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Simmons sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (19%) Economics and Public Finance (16%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Agriculture and Food (12%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (12%) Science, Technology, Communications (10%) Law (9%) Health (9%)
Some of Simmons’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2001 to Dec 2006, Simmons missed 102 of 3,431 roll call votes, which is 3.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2006. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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