Our unique analysis of the bills Stevenson sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate 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). Stevenson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Stevenson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (28%) Finance and Financial Sector (19%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (12%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Energy (8%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%) Taxation (7%) Labor and Employment (6%)
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): An original bill to encourage exports by facilitating the formation and operation ...
- 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 611 of 5,683 roll call votes, which is 10.8%. This is on par with the median of 9.2% 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills