Sen. Trent Lott

Former Senator from Mississippi

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1989-2007 Senator,
Mississippi
1973-1988 Representative,
Mississippi's 5th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Lott was a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Lott’s time serving in the Senate. Lott’s bills had a total of 50 cosponsors in the 110th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Lott to other members of the Senate in the 110th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1989 to Dec 2007, Lott missed 176 of 6,510 roll call votes, which is 2.7%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2007. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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