Sen. John Culver
Former Senator from Iowa
|Representative||Iowa's 2nd District|
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Culver was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Culver’s time serving in the Senate.
Use this chart to compare Culver 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 Culver’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3062 (96th): Senior Citizens Environmental Monitoring Act
- S.J.Res. 195 (96th): A joint resolution to designate September 1980, as “National Rehabilitation Month.”
- S. 2962 (96th): Non Carrier Railroad Acquisition Act of 1980
- S. 2798 (96th): Small Business Motor Fuel Marketer Preservation Act of 1980
- S.Res. 434 (96th): A resolution relating to Federal Reserve Board nominees.
- S. 2726 (96th): Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1981
- S.J.Res. 173 (96th): A joint resolution to authorize and request the President to proclaim the ...
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From Jan 1975 to Dec 1980, Culver missed 401 of 3,489 roll call votes, which is 11.5%. 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