Sen. John Johnston Jr.

Former Senator from Louisiana

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1972-1996 Senator,

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Johnston was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Johnston’s time serving in the Senate. Johnston’s bills had a total of 85 cosponsors in the 104th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Johnston to other members of the Senate in the 104th 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 Johnston’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Oct 1996, Johnston missed 869 of 10,609 roll call votes, which is 8.2%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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