Our unique analysis of the bills Nickles sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2004. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Nickles is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Nickles was the primary sponsor of 13 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- S. 103 (108th): A bill for the relief of Lindita Idrizi Heath.
- S.J.Res. 6 (107th): Ergonomics Regulations resolution
- S. 1546 (106th): A bill to amend the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 to provide additional administrative authorities to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, and to ...
- S. 606 (106th): A bill for the relief of Global Exploration and Development Corporation, Kerr-McGee Corporation, and Kerr-McGee Chemical, LLC (successor to Kerr-McGee Chemical Corporation), and for other purposes.
- S. 2561 (105th): Consumer Reporting Employment Clarification Act of 1998
- S. 871 (105th): Oklahoma City National Memorial Act of 1997
- S. 1096 (101st): A bill to provide for the use and distribution of funds awarded the Seminole Indians in dockets 73, 151, and 73-A of the Indians Claims Commission.
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Nickles sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Nickles’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3031 (108th): ICARE Act
- S. 2662 (108th): SUTA Dumping Prevention Act of 2004
- S. 2374 (108th): Chickasaw National Recreation Area Land Exchange Act of 2004
- S. 2320 (108th): A bill for the relief of Renato Rosetti.
- S.Con.Res. 95 (108th): Budget resolution FY2005
- S. 2128 (108th): Natural Born Citizen Act
- S.Res. 275 (108th): A resolution to affirm the Defense of Marriage Act.
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From Jan 1981 to Dec 2004, Nickles missed 124 of 8,590 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is on par with the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2004. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Congressional Pictorial Directory for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills