Sen. James Exon
Former Senator from Nebraska
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See Also: Bioguide
Exon was a moderate Democratic follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Exon’s time serving in the Senate. Exon’s bills had a total of 14 cosponsors in the 104th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Exon to other members of the Senate in the 104th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Exon’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 2003 (104th): Armored Car Industry Reciprocity Improvement Act of 1996
- S. 1780 (104th): A bill to revise the boundary of the North Platte National Wildlife ...
- S.Res. 210 (104th): A resolution to commend the Cornhuskers of the University of Nebraska at ...
- S.Res. 211 (104th): A resolution to commend the Cornhuskers of the University of Nebraska at ...
- S.Con.Res. 37 (104th): A concurrent resolution directing the Clerk of the House of Representatives to ...
- S. 1241 (104th): Public Broadcasting Financial Independence and Family Viewing Act of 1995
- S. 1140 (104th): Transportation Regulatory Streamlining Act of 1995
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From Feb 1979 to Oct 1996, Exon missed 217 of 7,031 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills