Sen. Craig Thomas

Former Senator from Wyoming, Republican

Thomas, a Republican, was a senator from Wyoming from 1995 to 2007.

He was previously the representative for Wyoming's at-large district (1989-1994).



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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Thomas is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Thomas sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (18%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Law (13%) Commerce (13%) Environmental Protection (11%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Energy (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1995 to May 2007, Thomas missed 110 of 4,337 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in May 2007. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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