Sen. Charles Percy

Former Senator from Illinois

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1967-1984 Senator,
Illinois

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Percy was a centrist Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Percy’s time serving in the Senate. Percy’s bills had a total of 464 cosponsors in the 98th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Percy to other members of the Senate in the 98th Congress on leadership and ideology.

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Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 1967 to Oct 1984, Percy missed 1,303 of 8,311 roll call votes, which is 15.7%. This is worse than the median of 6.5% 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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