Sen. Norris Cotton

Former Senator from New Hampshire


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1957-1975 Senator New Hampshire
1954-1956 Senator New Hampshire
1947-1952 Representative New Hampshire's 2nd District

See Also: Bioguide


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 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). 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 693 of 5,780 roll call votes, which is 12.0%. This is worse than the median of 11.7% 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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