Sen. Alan Cranston

Former Senator from California

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1969-1992 Senator,

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Cranston was a moderate Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Cranston’s time serving in the Senate. Cranston’s bills had a total of 692 cosponsors in the 102nd Congress.

Use this chart to compare Cranston to other members of the Senate in the 102nd Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See 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 1,067 of 10,569 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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