Sen. Ernest “Fritz” Hollings (D)

Former Senator from South Carolina

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1966-2004 Senator South Carolina
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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2004. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hollings is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1967 to Dec 2004, Hollings missed 1,309 of 15,466 roll call votes, which is 8.5%. This is much worse than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2004. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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