Sen. Charles Mathias Jr.

Former Senator from Maryland

Republican

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1969-1986 Senator Maryland
1961-1968 Representative Maryland's 6th District

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Mathias 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). Mathias is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1969 to Oct 1986, Mathias missed 1,462 of 8,630 roll call votes, which is 16.9%. This is worse than the median of 5.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1986. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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