Sen. James Pearson

Former Senator from Kansas


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1962-1978 Senator Kansas

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Pearson 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). Pearson is shown as a purple triangle. (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 864 of 7,056 roll call votes, which is 12.2%. 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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