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Sen. John Seymour

Former Senator from California, Republican

Seymour, a Republican, was a senator from California from 1991 to 1992.

Photo of Sen. John Seymour [R-CA, 1991-1992]


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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Seymour is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Seymour was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Seymour sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Environmental Protection (21%) Health (13%) Taxation (13%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Water Resources Development (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Immigration (8%) Private Legislation (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1991 to Oct 1992, Seymour missed 54 of 550 roll call votes, which is 9.8%. This is much worse than the median of 4.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: