Sen. Paul Laxalt
Former Senator from Nevada
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Laxalt was a lonley far-right Republican follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Laxalt’s time serving in the Senate. Laxalt’s bills had a total of 14 cosponsors in the 99th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Laxalt to other members of the Senate in the 99th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Laxalt’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 2698 (99th): National Forests of Nevada Enhancement Act of 1986
- S. 2556 (99th): A bill to suspend the site selection process under the Nuclear Waste ...
- S. 2557 (99th): Indian Gambling Authorization and Regulation Act of 1986
- S. 2457 (99th): A bill to grant the consent of Congress to the California-Nevada Interstate ...
- S. 2194 (99th): A bill to authorize the conveyance of 40 acres in Nevada to ...
- S. 1971 (99th): A bill to transfer certain lands under the jurisdiction of the Secretary ...
- S. 1725 (99th): A bill to authorize a railroad-highway crossing demonstration project in Elko, Nevada.
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From Jan 1974 to Oct 1986, Laxalt missed 1,240 of 6,365 roll call votes, which is 19.5%. This is worse than the median of 5.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1986. 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
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills