Sen. Charles Percy (R)

Former Senator from Illinois

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1967-1984 Senator Illinois
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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Percy sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1984. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Percy is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1967 to Oct 1984, Percy missed 1,308 of 8,486 roll call votes, which is 15.4%. This is much worse than the median of 6.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1984. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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