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Sen. Thomas McIntyre

Former Senator for New Hampshire

McIntyre was a senator from New Hampshire and was a Democrat. He served from 1962 to 1978.

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


Ideology–Leadership Chart

McIntyre is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the Senate in 1978 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills McIntyre sponsored and cosponsored. See full 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 at least about half 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:

Government Operations and Politics (21%) Finance and Financial Sector (21%) Private Legislation (14%) Energy (13%) Housing and Community Development (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: