Our unique analysis of the bills Fannin 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). Fannin is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Fannin sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Labor and Employment (18%) Taxation (17%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Private Legislation (14%) Native Americans (11%) Social Welfare (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Energy (7%)
Some of Fannin’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3804 (94th): A bill to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to release a condition ...
- S.Res. 512 (94th): A resolution relating to the consideration of a bill.
- S. 3737 (94th): An original bill to authorize appropriations for purposes of making certain grants ...
- S. 3595 (94th): A bill to amend the National Labor Relations Act to provide for ...
- S.Con.Res. 123 (94th): A concurrent resolution providing for the extension of contract for Fort Mohave, ...
- S. 3558 (94th): A bill to amend the Act of December 15, 1971, relating to ...
- S. 3393 (94th): Voting Rights Act Repealer Amendments Act
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From Jan 1965 to Oct 1976, Fannin missed 542 of 5,163 roll call votes, which is 10.5%. This is better than the median of 13.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1976. 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:
- 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
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills