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Sen. James Broyhill

Former Senator for North Carolina

Broyhill, a Republican, was a senator from North Carolina from 1986 to 1986.

He was previously the representative for North Carolina's 10th congressional district (1969-1986); and the representative for North Carolina's 9th congressional district (1963-1968).

Photo of Sen. James Broyhill [R-NC, 1986-1986]

Enacted Legislation

Broyhill was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Broyhill sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Energy (22%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (22%) Environmental Protection (14%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%) Transportation and Public Works (6%) Commerce (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jul 1986 to Oct 1986, Broyhill missed 15 of 199 roll call votes, which is 7.5%. This is on par with the median of 6.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1986. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: