Sen. Frank Lautenberg

Former Senator from New Jersey

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2003-2013 Senator,
New Jersey
1982-2000 Senator,
New Jersey

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Sponsorship Analysis

Lautenberg is a far-left Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Lautenberg’s bills have had a total of 246 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Lautenberg to other members of the Senate on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Feb 1983 to May 2013, Lautenberg missed 357 of 9,608 roll call votes, which is 3.7%. This is worse than the median of 1.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in May 2013. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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