Sen. John Stennis (D)

Former Senator from Mississippi

Elected Positions:

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

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Stennis 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). Stennis is shown as a purple triangle. (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 1,810 of 13,585 roll call votes, which is 13.3%. 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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