Sen. Mark Andrews

Former Senator from North Dakota, Republican

Andrews, a Republican, was a senator from North Dakota from 1981 to 1986.

He was previously the representative for North Dakota's at-large district (1973-1980); and the representative for North Dakota's 1st congressional district (1963-1972).



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)

Enacted Legislation

Andrews was the primary sponsor of 9 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

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%) Health (5%)

Recent Bills

Some of Andrews’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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