Sen. John Stennis

Former Senator from Mississippi

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1959-1988 Senator,
1953-1958 Senator,
1947-1952 Senator,

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Stennis was a centrist Democratic follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Stennis’s time serving in the Senate. Stennis’s bills had a total of 58 cosponsors in the 100th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Stennis to other members of the Senate in the 100th 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 Stennis’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Nov 1947 to Oct 1988, Stennis missed 1,805 of 13,441 roll call votes, which is 13.4%. This is worse than the median of 5.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1988. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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