Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1993
Sen. James Sanford [D-NC, 1986-1992] leaves office as Senator from North Carolina.
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Former Senator from North Carolina, Democrat
Sanford, a Democrat, was a senator from North Carolina from 1986 to 1992.
Our unique analysis of the bills Sanford sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1992. 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)
Sanford sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (24%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Taxation (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Environmental Protection (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Education (8%)
Some of Sanford’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1987 to Oct 1992, Sanford missed 143 of 1,987 roll call votes, which is 7.2%. This is worse than the median of 4.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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