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Rep. James Santini

Former Representative for Nevada’s At-Large District

Santini, a Democrat, was the representative for Nevada's at-large district from 1975 to 1982.

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Santini is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1982 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Santini sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Santini was the primary sponsor of 12 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Santini sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (40%) Energy (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Private Legislation (9%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Native Americans (8%) Taxation (8%) Environmental Protection (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1975 to Dec 1982, Santini missed 954 of 4,901 roll call votes, which is 19.5%. This is much worse than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: