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Sen. Carol Moseley Braun

Former Senator from Illinois, Democrat

Moseley Braun, a Democrat, was a senator from Illinois from 1993 to 1998.

Photo of Sen. Carol Moseley Braun [D-IL, 1993-1998]


Our unique analysis of the bills Moseley Braun sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1998. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Moseley Braun is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Moseley Braun was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Moseley Braun sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (18%) Finance and Financial Sector (14%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Commerce (12%) Education (12%) Labor and Employment (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (10%) Law (9%)

Recent Bills

Some of Moseley Braun’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Feb 1993 to Oct 1998, Moseley Braun missed 57 of 2,255 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is on par with 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

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: