Our unique analysis of the bills Dominick sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Dominick is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Dominick was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:
- S. 2838 (93rd): A bill for the relief of Michael D. Manemann.
- S. 2551 (93rd): A bill to authorize the disposal of molybdenum from the national stockpile and for other purposes.
- S. 396 (93rd): A bill for the relief of Harold C. and Vera L. Adler, doing business as the Adler Construction Company.
- S. 1445 (93rd): A bill to provide for the striking of medals in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the statehood of Colorado.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Dominick sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Labor and Employment (20%) Private Legislation (20%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (17%) Taxation (15%) Education (10%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%) Health (7%) Government Operations and Politics (5%)
Some of Dominick’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 4024 (93rd): A bill to establish within various agencies an Office of Consumer Advocacy.
- S. 4021 (93rd): A bill to exclude from the gross income of individuals the interest ...
- S. 4023 (93rd): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to eliminate ...
- S.Res. 407 (93rd): A resolution to refer the bill (S. 4025) entitled “A bill for ...
- S. 4025 (93rd): A bill for the relief of Laszlo Sebo.
- S. 3888 (93rd): A bill to clarify authorization for the approval by the Administrator of ...
- S.J.Res. 217 (93rd): A joint resolution to designate the third week of September of each ...
From Jan 1963 to Dec 1974, Dominick missed 917 of 4,386 roll call votes, which is 20.9%. This is much worse than the median of 13.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1974. 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:
- Congress-Legislators, a community project collecting election information
- 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