Sen. John Danforth

Former Senator from Missouri

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1976-1994 Senator,
Missouri

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Sponsorship Analysis

Danforth was a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Danforth’s time serving in the Senate. Danforth’s bills had a total of 119 cosponsors in the 103rd Congress.

Use this chart to compare Danforth to other members of the Senate in the 103rd 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 Danforth’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1977 to Dec 1994, Danforth missed 231 of 7,271 roll call votes, which is 3.2%. This is better 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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