Sen. Edward Brooke III
Former Senator from Massachusetts
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Brooke was a centrist Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Brooke’s time serving in the Senate.
Use this chart to compare Brooke to other members of the Senate in the 95th 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 Brooke’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3462 (95th): A bill to provide for the maintenance of reserves by member banks ...
- S. 3461 (95th): A bill to extend the authority for the flexible regulation of interest ...
- S. 3423 (95th): Disaster Relief Amendments
- S. 3394 (95th): Anti-Inflation Tax Reduction and Reform Act
- S. 3325 (95th): Veterans Geriatric and Gerontological Health Services Act
- S.Con.Res. 93 (95th): A concurrent resolution to set forth the views of the Congress on ...
- S. 3252 (95th): Residual Radioactive Materials Act
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From Jan 1967 to Oct 1978, Brooke missed 667 of 5,687 roll call votes, which is 11.7%. This is worse than the median of 10.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1978. 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