Corzine is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the Senate in 2006 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Corzine sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 22, 2001 to Dec 8, 2006. See full analysis methodology.
Corzine was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
Does 1 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.
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 at least about half 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).
Corzine sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Corzine’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 1897 (109th): Act to Save America’s Forests
- S. 1798 (109th): Medicare Do Not Call Act
- S. 1620 (109th): September 11 Family Humanitarian Relief and Patriotism Act
- S. 1594 (109th): Financial Privacy Protection Act of 2005
- S. 1561 (109th): A bill to amend title 36, United States Code, to grant a ...
- S. 1571 (109th): Veterans Comprehensive Hepatitis C Health Care Act
- S. 1502 (109th): Preservation of Federalism in Banking Act
From Jan 2001 to Dec 2005, Corzine missed 171 of 1,674 roll call votes, which is 10.2%. This is much worse than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2005. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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