Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2003
Sen. Fred Thompson [R-TN, 1994-2002] leaves office as Senator from Tennessee.
Former Senator from Tennessee
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Our unique analysis of the bills Thompson sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Thompson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Thompson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (25%) Law (17%) Economics and Public Finance (15%) Commerce (12%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%) Taxation (7%)
Some of Thompson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1995 to Nov 2002, Thompson missed 33 of 2,836 roll call votes, which is 1.2%. This is better than the median of 1.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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