Rep. Silvio Conte

Former Representative from Massachusetts’s 1st District, Republican

Conte, a Republican, was the representative for Massachusetts's 1st congressional district from 1959 to 1991.

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Conte 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 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Conte is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Conte sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (26%) Taxation (19%) Social Welfare (13%) Health (9%) Environmental Protection (8%) Labor and Employment (8%) Commerce (8%) Economics and Public Finance (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1959 to Feb 1991, Conte missed 494 of 12,254 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is on par with the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 1991. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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