Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1993
Sen. Steven Symms [R-ID, 1981-1992] leaves office as Senator from Idaho.
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Former Senator from Idaho, Republican
Symms, a Republican, was a senator from Idaho from 1981 to 1992.
He was previously the representative for Idaho's 1st congressional district (1973-1980).
Our unique analysis of the bills Symms sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Symms is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Symms sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (31%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (13%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (13%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Health (9%) Social Welfare (8%) International Affairs (8%) Environmental Protection (8%)
Some of Symms’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 1981 to Oct 1992, Symms missed 239 of 4,355 roll call votes, which is 5.5%. This is on par with the median of 4.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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