Sen. Christopher “Kit” Bond

Former Senator from Missouri, Republican

Bond, a Republican, was a senator from Missouri from 1987 to 2010.


Sponsorship Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bond is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bond sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (25%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) International Affairs (9%) Health (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Labor and Employment (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1987 to Dec 2010, Bond missed 304 of 8,220 roll call votes, which is 3.7%. This is much worse than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2010. 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: