Sen. Richard “Dick” Stone

Former Senator from Florida, Democrat

Stone, a Democrat, was a senator from Florida from 1975 to 1980.

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Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1980. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Stone is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Stone sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (17%) Social Welfare (17%) International Affairs (17%) Taxation (12%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Agriculture and Food (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1975 to Dec 1980, Stone missed 209 of 3,521 roll call votes, which is 5.9%. This is better than the median of 9.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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