Our unique analysis of the bills Andrews sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Andrews is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Andrews sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Native Americans (36%) Economics and Public Finance (16%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Social Welfare (8%) Agriculture and Food (8%) Education (8%) Taxation (7%) Transportation and Public Works (5%)
Some of Andrews’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S.J.Res. 333 (99th): A joint resolution designating the week of May 18, 1986, through May ...
- S. 2118 (99th): A bill to provide for the distribution of funds appropriated to pay ...
- S. 2095 (99th): Tribally Controlled Community College Assistance Amendments of 1986
- S.Res. 314 (99th): A resolution authorizing expenditures by the Select Committee on Indian Affairs.
- S. 1991 (99th): A bill to extend programs under the Native American Programs Act of ...
- S. 1919 (99th): Task Force on Elder Abuse Act of 1985
- S. 1872 (99th): A bill relating to the establishment and disposition of customs districts and ...
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From Jan 1981 to Oct 1986, Andrews missed 97 of 2,368 roll call votes, which is 4.1%. This is on par with the median of 6.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1986. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills