Sen. Harrison Williams Jr.

Former Senator from New Jersey


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1959-1982 Senator New Jersey
1953-1956 Representative New Jersey's 6th District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

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

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

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1959 to Mar 1982, Williams missed 879 of 9,289 roll call votes, which is 9.5%. This is worse than the median of 6.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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