Sen. John East

Former Senator from North Carolina


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1981-1986 Senator North Carolina

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

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

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

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1981 to Jul 1986, East missed 263 of 2,167 roll call votes, which is 12.1%. This is worse than the median of 5.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jul 1986. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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