Sen. Lincoln Chafee

Former Senator from Rhode Island

Republican

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1999-2006 Senator Rhode Island

See Also: Chafee's Official Website | OpenSecrets | Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Chafee 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). Chafee is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Some of Chafeeā€™s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Nov 1999 to Dec 2006, Chafee missed 28 of 2,272 roll call votes, which is 1.2%. This is better than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2006. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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