Sen. Duncan “Lauch” Faircloth

Former Senator from North Carolina, Republican

Faircloth, a Republican, was a senator from North Carolina from 1993 to 1998.



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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1998. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Faircloth is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Faircloth was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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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.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Faircloth sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (20%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Law (13%) Labor and Employment (12%) Social Welfare (12%) Health (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Feb 1993 to Oct 1998, Faircloth missed 68 of 2,255 roll call votes, which is 3.0%. This is worse than the median of 1.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1998. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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