Sen. Alfonse D'Amato

Former Senator from New York

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1981-1998 Senator,
New York

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

D'Amato was a centrist Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from D'Amato’s time serving in the Senate. D'Amato’s bills had a total of 553 cosponsors in the 105th Congress.

Use this chart to compare D'Amato to other members of the Senate in the 105th 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 D'Amato’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1981 to Oct 1998, D'Amato missed 183 of 6,602 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is worse than the median of 1.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1998. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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