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Rep. Sidney Morrison

Former Representative from Washington’s 4th District, Republican

Morrison, a Republican, was the representative for Washington's 4th congressional district from 1981 to 1992.


Our unique analysis of the bills Morrison 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 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Morrison is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Morrison was the primary sponsor of 10 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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

Morrison sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (24%) Energy (18%) Environmental Protection (18%) Water Resources Development (12%) Taxation (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Private Legislation (6%) Native Americans (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1981 to Oct 1992, Morrison missed 227 of 5,383 roll call votes, which is 4.2%. This is on par with the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. 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: