Rep. Ronald Sarasin

Former Representative from Connecticut’s 5th District, Republican

Sarasin, a Republican, was the representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district from 1973 to 1978.


Our unique analysis of the bills Sarasin 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Sarasin is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Sarasin sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Labor and Employment (34%) Private Legislation (14%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Environmental Protection (8%) Families (7%) Taxation (7%) Social Welfare (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Oct 1978, Sarasin missed 537 of 3,891 roll call votes, which is 13.8%. This is worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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