Sen. Steven Symms

Former Senator from Idaho

Republican

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1981-1992 Senator Idaho
1973-1980 Representative Idaho's 1st District

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Symms sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into their 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). Symms is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1981 to Oct 1992, Symms missed 235 of 4,353 roll call votes, which is 5.4%. This is worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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