Sen. Phil Gramm (R)

Former Senator from Texas

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1985-2002 Senator Texas
1979-1984 Representative Texas's 6th District

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Gramm sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Gramm is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1985 to Nov 2002, Gramm missed 298 of 6,287 roll call votes, which is 4.7%. This is worse than the median of 1.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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