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Rep. Thomas Morgan

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 22nd District

Morgan, a Democrat, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 22nd congressional district from 1973 to 1976.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania's 26th congressional district (1953-1972); and the representative for Pennsylvania's 24th congressional district (1945-1952).

Photo of Rep. Thomas Morgan [D-PA22, 1973-1976]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Morgan is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1976 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Morgan sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Morgan was the primary sponsor of 11 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

Morgan sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (35%) Armed Forces and National Security (20%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%) Labor and Employment (5%) Economics and Public Finance (5%) Agriculture and Food (5%) Science, Technology, Communications (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1945 to Oct 1976, Morgan missed 424 of 6,305 roll call votes, which is 6.7%. This is on par with the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. 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: