Rep. Robert Steele

Former Representative from Connecticut’s 2nd District, Republican

Steele, a Republican, was the representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district from 1969 to 1974.

Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Steele 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Steele is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Steele sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Emergency Management (30%) Education (16%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (12%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) International Affairs (9%) Health (8%) Housing and Community Development (7%) Families (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Nov 1970 to Dec 1974, Steele missed 299 of 1,798 roll call votes, which is 16.6%. This is much worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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