Sen. John Durkin
Former Senator from New Hampshire
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See Also: Bioguide
Durkin was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Durkin’s time serving in the Senate. Durkin’s bills had a total of 111 cosponsors in the 96th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Durkin to other members of the Senate in the 96th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Durkin’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3076 (96th): A bill to provide an exemption from the tax on failure to ...
- S. 2893 (96th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide ...
- S. 2874 (96th): A bill to amend the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 to ...
- S. 2862 (96th): Building Energy Performance Standards Implementation Act of 1980
- S. 2828 (96th): Small Business Motor Fuel Market Preservation Act of 1980
- S. 2672 (96th): Community Energy Assistance Act
- S.Con.Res. 90 (96th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that the Secretary ...
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From Feb 1975 to Dec 1980, Durkin missed 361 of 3,101 roll call votes, which is 11.6%. This is worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills