Sen. James Sanford
Former Senator from North Carolina
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Sanford was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Sanford’s time serving in the Senate. Sanford’s bills had a total of 267 cosponsors in the 102nd Congress.
Use this chart to compare Sanford to other members of the Senate in the 102nd Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Sanford’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3277 (102nd): State Health Care Reform Incentive Act of 1992
- S. 3244 (102nd): Fish and Wildlife Law Enforcement Clarification Act of 1992
- S. 3067 (102nd): A bill to suspend until January 1, 1995, the duty on 1,8-Dichloroanthraquinone.
- S.Res. 326 (102nd): A resolution to express the sense of the Senate that a National ...
- S. 3004 (102nd): A bill to provide for the liquidation or reliquidation of a certain ...
- S. 3005 (102nd): A bill to continue the reduction of duties under the Harmonized Tariff ...
- S. 2838 (102nd): Honest Balanced Budget Act
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From Jan 1987 to Oct 1992, Sanford missed 140 of 1,984 roll call votes, which is 7.1%. This is worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1992. 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