Sen. Adlai Stevenson III
Former Senator from Illinois
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Stevenson was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Stevenson’s time serving in the Senate.
Use this chart to compare Stevenson to other members of the Senate in the 96th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Bill Sponsorship & Cosponsorship
Some of Stevenson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3239 (96th): Industrial Development Bank Act of 1980
- S. 3169 (96th): Earth Data and Information Service Act of 1980
- S.J.Res. 189 (96th): Commission on Presidential Nominations Resolution
- S. 2718 (96th): Export Trade Association Act of 1980
- S. 2514 (96th): A bill to authorize appropriations for the international affairs functions of the ...
- S. 2379 (96th): Export Trading Company Act of 1980
- S. 2340 (96th): Export Expansion Facility Amendments of 1980
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From Nov 1970 to Dec 1980, Stevenson missed 579 of 5,626 roll call votes, which is 10.3%. This is worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills