Sen. William Armstrong
Former Senator from Colorado
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Colorado's 5th District
See Also: Bioguide
Armstrong was a far-right Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Armstrong’s time serving in the Senate. Armstrong’s bills had a total of 328 cosponsors in the 101st Congress.
Use this chart to compare Armstrong to other members of the Senate in the 101st Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Armstrong’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3104 (101st): A bill for the relief of Sonanong Poonpipat (Latch).
- S. 3061 (101st): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend ...
- S.Con.Res. 144 (101st): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress regarding the need ...
- S. 2866 (101st): Economic Opportunity Act of 1990
- S. 2867 (101st): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to revise ...
- S. 2737 (101st): Korean War Veterans Memorial Thirty-Eighth Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act
- S. 2741 (101st): A bill to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to authorize ...
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From Feb 1979 to Oct 1990, Armstrong missed 354 of 4,848 roll call votes, which is 7.3%. This is worse than the median of 4.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills