Sen. William Brock III

Former Senator from Tennessee, Republican

Brock, a Republican, was a senator from Tennessee from 1971 to 1976.

He was previously the representative for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district (1963-1970).

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Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Brock is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Brock sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (33%) Taxation (12%) Social Welfare (11%) Finance and Financial Sector (11%) Health (10%) Education (10%) Housing and Community Development (7%) Economics and Public Finance (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Feb 1971 to Oct 1976, Brock missed 641 of 3,404 roll call votes, which is 18.8%. This is worse than the median of 13.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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