Sen. Paul Laxalt

Former Senator from Nevada

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1974-1986 Senator,
Nevada

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

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.

Bills Sponsored

Some of Laxalt’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

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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Primary Sources

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