Sen. Edward Zorinsky
Former Senator from Nebraska
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Zorinsky was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Zorinsky’s time serving in the Senate. Zorinsky’s bills had a total of 140 cosponsors in the 100th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Zorinsky to other members of the Senate in the 100th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Zorinsky’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S.J.Res. 65 (100th): A joint resolution to designate the week of April 5, 1987, through ...
- S.J.Res. 51 (100th): A joint resolution to designate the period commencing on July 27, 1987, ...
- S. 515 (100th): A bill to provide equitable treatment under the highly-erodible land conservation provisions ...
- S. 403 (100th): A bill to cost-sharing rules of the Missouri National Recreation Area.
- S. 346 (100th): A bill to amend the Railroad Retirement Act of 1974 to allow ...
- S. 311 (100th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to preclude ...
- S.Res. 507 (99th): A resolution relating to the Small Business Administration’s “opinion molder” regulation.
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From Jan 1977 to Feb 1987, Zorinsky missed 100 of 4,583 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is better than the median of 5.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Feb 1987. 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:
- 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