Sen. Alan Cranston

Former Senator from California

Democrat

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1969-1992 Senator California

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Cranston sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into their position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Cranston is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Some of Cranston’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1969 to Oct 1992, Cranston missed 1,069 of 10,617 roll call votes, which is 10.1%. This is worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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