Sen. James Pearson

Former Senator from Kansas

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1962-1978 Senator,

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Pearson was a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Pearson’s time serving in the Senate. Pearson’s bills had a total of 67 cosponsors in the 95th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Pearson to other members of the Senate in the 95th 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 Pearson’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Feb 1962 to Oct 1978, Pearson missed 860 of 6,907 roll call votes, which is 12.5%. This is worse than the median of 10.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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