Sen. James Sanford (D)

Former Senator from North Carolina

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1986-1992 Senator North Carolina

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Sanford 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). Sanford is shown as a purple triangle. (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 141 of 1,987 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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