Sen. James Sanford

Former Senator from North Carolina

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1986-1992 Senator,
North Carolina

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

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.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

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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Primary Sources

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