Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1987
Sen. Paul Laxalt [R-NV, 1974-1986] leaves office as Senator from Nevada.
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Former Senator from Nevada, Republican
Laxalt, a Republican, was a senator from Nevada from 1974 to 1986.
Our unique analysis of the bills Laxalt sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1986. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Laxalt is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Laxalt sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Public Lands and Natural Resources (25%) Taxation (18%) Private Legislation (14%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Water Resources Development (10%) Native Americans (8%) Economics and Public Finance (8%) Immigration (6%)
Some of Laxalt’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1974 to Oct 1986, Laxalt missed 1,251 of 6,398 roll call votes, which is 19.6%. This is much worse than the median of 6.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1986. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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