Sen. John Tunney
Former Senator from California
|Representative||California's 38th District|
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Tunney was a far-left Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Tunney’s time serving in the Senate.
Use this chart to compare Tunney to other members of the Senate in the 94th 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 Tunney’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S.Res. 489 (94th): A resolution relating to the kidnapping of schoolchildren in Chowchilla, Calif.
- S. 3639 (94th): A bill to amend the authorization for the Los Angeles and Long ...
- S. 3638 (94th): A bill to amend the Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964, to ...
- S.Con.Res. 128 (94th): Concurrent resolution directing the Secretary of the Senate to make corrections in ...
- S. 3632 (94th): Federal Building Works of Art Program Act
- S. 3633 (94th): A bill to provide reimbursement for disaster relief debris clearance to the ...
- S. 3350 (94th): Materials Research and Development Act
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From Feb 1971 to Oct 1976, Tunney missed 842 of 3,348 roll call votes, which is 25.1%. This is worse than the median of 11.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1976. 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