Sen. James Sasser

Former Senator from Tennessee

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1977-1994 Senator,
Tennessee

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Sasser was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Sasser’s time serving in the Senate. Sasser’s bills had a total of 155 cosponsors in the 103rd Congress.

Use this chart to compare Sasser to other members of the Senate in the 103rd Congress on leadership and ideology.

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Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 1977 to Dec 1994, Sasser missed 328 of 7,264 roll call votes, which is 4.5%. This is worse than the median of 3.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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