Sen. Roland Burris

Former Senator from Illinois

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2009-2010 Senator,

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Sponsorship Analysis

Burris was a moderate Democratic follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Burris’s time serving in the Senate. Burris’s bills had a total of 48 cosponsors in the 111th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Burris to other members of the Senate in the 111th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See 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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Recent Legislative Activity