Sen. Jennings Randolph (D)

Former Senator from West Virginia

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1961-1984 Senator West Virginia
1958-1960 Senator West Virginia
1939-1946 Representative West Virginia's 2nd District
1937-1938 Representative West Virginia's 2nd District
1935-1936 Representative West Virginia's 2nd District
1933-1934 Representative West Virginia's 2nd District
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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Randolph sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1984. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Randolph is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1959 to Oct 1984, Randolph missed 548 of 10,367 roll call votes, which is 5.3%. This is on par with the median of 6.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1984. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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