Sen. Alan Dixon

Former Senator from Illinois


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1981-1992 Senator Illinois

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Dixon sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his 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). Dixon is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1981 to Oct 1992, Dixon missed 192 of 4,353 roll call votes, which is 4.4%. This is better 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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