Our unique analysis of the bills Bradley sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bradley is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Bradley sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (20%) Economics and Public Finance (16%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Crime and Law Enforcement (12%) Health (11%) Taxation (9%) Environmental Protection (9%) Commerce (8%)
Some of Bradley’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S.Res. 282 (104th): A resolution to designate October 10, 1996, as the “Day of National ...
- S. 1935 (104th): Public Trust and Environmental Accountability Act
- S. 1640 (104th): Domestic Saturday Night Special Act of 1996
- S. 1595 (104th): Restoration of Natural Resources Laws on the Public Lands Act of 1996
- S. 1528 (104th): Senate Campaign Finance Reform Act of 1996
- S.J.Res. 47 (104th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution to permit the ...
- S.Res. 180 (104th): A resolution proclaiming October 15, 1995, through October 21, 1995, as the ...
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From Feb 1979 to Oct 1996, Bradley missed 506 of 7,052 roll call votes, which is 7.2%. This is much worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1996. 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
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills