Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1993
Sen. Alan Dixon [D-IL, 1981-1992] leaves office as Senator from Illinois.
Former Senator from Illinois, Democrat
Dixon, a Democrat, was a senator from Illinois from 1981 to 1992.
Our unique analysis of the bills Dixon sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Dixon is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Dixon sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (29%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Finance and Financial Sector (14%) Taxation (11%) International Affairs (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Economics and Public Finance (7%)
Some of Dixon’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1981 to Oct 1992, Dixon missed 195 of 4,355 roll call votes, which is 4.5%. This is on par with the median of 4.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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