Sen. Roland Burris (D)

Former Senator from Illinois

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2009-2010 Senator Illinois

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Burris 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). Burris is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2009 to Nov 2010, Burris missed 6 of 644 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Nov 2010. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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