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Rep. William Moore III

Former Representative for Louisiana’s 6th District

Moore was the representative for Louisiana’s 6th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1975 to 1986.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Moore is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1986 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 Moore sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Moore was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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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 at least about half 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

Moore sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (19%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (19%) Social Welfare (19%) Health (11%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Labor and Employment (9%) Education (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1975 to Oct 1986, Moore missed 376 of 6,697 roll call votes, which is 5.6%. This is on par with the median of 6.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1986. 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: