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)
Faircloth was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- S. 1156 (105th): District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 1998
- S. 2197 (104th): A bill to extend the authorized period of stay within the United States for certain nurses.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Faircloth sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Faircloth’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 2651 (105th): Save the Surplus Act of 1998
- S. 2590 (105th): Financial Services Act of 1998
- S. 2544 (105th): Homeownership and Community Development Act of 1998
- S. 2490 (105th): A bill to prohibit postsecondary educational institutions from requiring the purchase of ...
- S. 2405 (105th): A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to ...
- S. 2386 (105th): A bill to provide that a charitable contribution deduction shall be allowed ...
- S. 2333 (105th): District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 1999
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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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congress-Legislators, a community project collecting election information
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills