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Rep. Ronald Sarasin

Former Representative for Connecticut’s 5th District

Sarasin was the representative for Connecticut’s 5th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1973 to 1978.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Sarasin is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1978 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Sarasin sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1973 to Oct 15, 1978. See full 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%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Sarasin recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: