Our unique analysis of the bills Hayakawa sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hayakawa is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Hayakawa sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Private Legislation (22%) Immigration (19%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) International Affairs (13%) Agriculture and Food (10%) Taxation (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (6%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%)
Some of Hayakawa’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S.Res. 500 (97th): A resolution commending the Government of Zimbabwe.
- S.Con.Res. 131 (97th): A concurrent resolution to express the sense of the Congress concerning Americans ...
- S. 2907 (97th): A bill for the relief of Hisato Diozake.
- S. 2855 (97th): Federal Seed Act Amendments of 1982
- S.Res. 451 (97th): A resolution regarding asylum for Hu Na.
- S. 2811 (97th): A bill to extend the restriction of water resource project construction for ...
- S. 2808 (97th): A bill to provide for the restoration of the fish and wildlife ...
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From Jan 1977 to Dec 1982, Hayakawa missed 333 of 3,176 roll call votes, which is 10.5%. This is worse than the median of 7.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1982. 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