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Sen. Thomas McIntyre

Former Senator from New Hampshire, Democrat

McIntyre, a Democrat, was a senator from New Hampshire from 1962 to 1978.

Photo of Sen. Thomas McIntyre [D-NH, 1962-1978]


Our unique analysis of the bills McIntyre sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). McIntyre is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

McIntyre was the primary sponsor of 7 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

McIntyre sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Finance and Financial Sector (21%) Government Operations and Politics (21%) Private Legislation (14%) Housing and Community Development (13%) Energy (13%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Social Welfare (6%) Taxation (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1963 to Oct 1978, McIntyre missed 1,056 of 6,853 roll call votes, which is 15.4%. This is worse than the median of 12.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: