Sen. John Pastore

Former Senator from Rhode Island

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1959-1976 Senator,
Rhode Island
1953-1958 Senator,
Rhode Island
1950-1952 Senator,
Rhode Island

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Pastore was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Pastore’s time serving in the Senate. Pastore’s bills had a total of 44 cosponsors in the 94th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Pastore to other members of the Senate in the 94th 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 Pastore’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1949 to Oct 1976, Pastore missed 669 of 7,868 roll call votes, which is 8.5%. This is better than the median of 11.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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