Stewart is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the Senate in 1980 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Stewart sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 15, 1975 to Dec 16, 1980. See full analysis methodology.
Stewart sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Private Legislation (21%) Economics and Public Finance (21%) Finance and Financial Sector (17%) Education (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Taxation (8%) Commerce (8%) Government Operations and Politics (8%)
Some of Stewart’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 2974 (96th): A bill to amend section 5137 of the Revised Statutes.
- S. 2954 (96th): A bill to amend title V of the Rural Development Act of ...
- S. 2716 (96th): An original bill to authorize appropriations for flood mapping studies for fiscal ...
- S. 2713 (96th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 with respect ...
- S. 2677 (96th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide ...
- S. 2670 (96th): A bill to authorize appropriations for the studies under the National Flood ...
- S.Res. 414 (96th): A resolution to commend the National Forensic League on its Golden Anniversary ...
From Feb 1979 to Dec 1980, Stewart missed 164 of 1,054 roll call votes, which is 15.6%. This is much worse than the median of 9.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- 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
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills