Sen. Fred Thompson

Former Senator from Tennessee

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1994-2002 Senator Tennessee

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Sponsorship Analysis

Thompson was a moderate Republican follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Thompson’s time serving in the Senate. Thompson’s bills had a total of 89 cosponsors in the 107th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Thompson to other members of the Senate in the 107th Congress 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 Thompson’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

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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Primary Sources

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