Sen. Donald Riegle Jr.
Former Senator from Michigan
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Michigan's 7th District
See Also: Bioguide
Riegle was a moderate Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Riegle’s time serving in the Senate. Riegle’s bills had a total of 485 cosponsors in the 103rd Congress.
Use this chart to compare Riegle to other members of the Senate in the 103rd Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Riegle’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 2402 (103rd): Homeowners Insurance Disclosure Act of 1994
- S. 2395 (103rd): An act to designate the United States Courthouse in Detroit, Michigan, as ...
- S. 2361 (103rd): Burt Lake Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians Act of 1994
- S.J.Res. 212 (103rd): A joint resolution designating August 2, 1994, as “National Neighborhood Crime Watch ...
- S. 2291 (103rd): Derivatives Supervision Act of 1994
- S. 2281 (103rd): Housing Choice and Community Investment Act of 1994
- S. 2214 (103rd): Children’s Ombudsman Act
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From Jan 1977 to Dec 1994, Riegle missed 349 of 7,256 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is worse than the median of 3.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1994. 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills