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)
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%)
Some of Stone’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3118 (96th): A bill to require that the Secretary of Agriculture insure farmers of ...
- S.J.Res. 203 (96th): A joint resolution to authorize and request the President to proclaim the ...
- S. 3075 (96th): Federal Government Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1980
- S.Con.Res. 114 (96th): A concurrent resolution to express the sense of the Congress with the ...
- S. 2853 (96th): A bill to provide loans under the Fish and Wildlife Act of ...
- S.Con.Res. 100 (96th): A concurrent resolution stating that the Committee on Post Office and Civil ...
- S.Res. 423 (96th): A resolution to disapprove incremental pricing action with regard to natural gas.
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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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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- 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