Sen. John Pastore

Former Senator from Rhode Island

Democrat

Elected Positions

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

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Pastore 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). Pastore is shown as a purple triangle. (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 671 of 8,094 roll call votes, which is 8.3%. 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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