Sen. John Breaux

Former Senator from Louisiana

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1987-2004 Senator,
1971-1986 Representative,
Louisiana's 7th District

See Also: Breaux's Official Website | OpenSecrets | Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Breaux was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Breaux’s time serving in the Senate. Breaux’s bills had a total of 81 cosponsors in the 108th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Breaux to other members of the Senate in the 108th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1987 to Dec 2004, Breaux missed 122 of 6,221 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2004. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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