Sen. John McClellan [D]

Former Senator from Arkansas

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1943-1977 Senator Arkansas
1935-1938 Representative Arkansas's 6th District

Sponsorship Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). McClellan is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

McClellan sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Commerce (24%) Law (19%) Crime and Law Enforcement (19%) Private Legislation (11%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) International Affairs (6%) Economics and Public Finance (5%) Armed Forces and National Security (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1943 to Feb 1978, McClellan missed 1,391 of 9,455 roll call votes, which is 14.7%. This is worse than the median of 12.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Feb 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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