Our unique analysis of the bills DeWine sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2006. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). DeWine is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
DeWine was the primary sponsor of 15 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- S. 2430 (109th): Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act of 2006
- S. 172 (109th): A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for the regulation of all contact lenses as medical devices, and for other purposes.
- S. 384 (109th): A bill to extend the existence of the Nazi War Crimes and Japanese Imperial Government Records Interagency Working Group for 2 years.
- S. 1301 (108th): Video Voyeurism Prevention Act of 2004
- S. 1194 (108th): Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act of 2004
- S. 686 (108th): Poison Control Center Enhancement and Awareness Act Amendments of 2003
- S. 650 (108th): Pediatric Research Equity Act of 2003
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.
DeWine sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of DeWine’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 4086 (109th): Maternal Motor Vehicle Crash Safety Act of 2006
- S. 4004 (109th): A bill to suspend temporarily the duty on certain structures, parts, and ...
- S. 3956 (109th): Crime Victims with Disabilities Act of 2006
- S.Res. 570 (109th): A resolution designating the month of September as “National American History and ...
- S.Res. 564 (109th): A resolution designating September 10 through September 16, 2006, as “National Polycystic ...
- S. 3874 (109th): Terrorist Surveillance Act of 2006
- S.Res. 557 (109th): A resolution designating September 10 through September 16, 2006, as “National Polycystic ...
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From Jan 1995 to Dec 2006, DeWine missed 10 of 4,156 roll call votes, which is 0.2%. 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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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- 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
- Congressional Pictorial Directory for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills