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

Cotton was a moderate Republican follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Cotton’s time serving in the Senate. Cotton’s bills had a total of 0 cosponsors in the 94th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Cotton to other members of the Senate in the 94th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See 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 690 of 5,681 roll call votes, which is 12.1%. 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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