Sen. Norris Cotton (R)

Former Senator from New Hampshire

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1954-1975 Senator New Hampshire
1947-1952 Representative New Hampshire's 2nd District
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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Cotton sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Cotton is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Dec 1954 to Sep 1975, Cotton missed 768 of 5,789 roll call votes, which is 13.3%. This is on par with the median of 13.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Sep 1975. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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