Rep. William Moorhead

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 14th District, Democrat

Moorhead, a Democrat, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district from 1963 to 1980.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania's 28th congressional district (1959-1962).



Our unique analysis of the bills Moorhead 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 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Moorhead is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Moorhead sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (24%) Government Operations and Politics (23%) Finance and Financial Sector (13%) Labor and Employment (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Energy (7%) Housing and Community Development (6%) Taxation (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1959 to Dec 1980, Moorhead missed 818 of 7,782 roll call votes, which is 10.5%. This is on par with the median of 8.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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