Sen. William “Bill” Frist

Former Senator from Tennessee

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1995-2006 Senator,
Tennessee

See Also: Frist's Official Website | OpenSecrets | Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Frist was a moderate Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Frist’s time serving in the Senate. Frist’s bills had a total of 2,036 cosponsors in the 109th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Frist to other members of the Senate in the 109th 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 Frist’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1995 to Dec 2006, Frist missed 39 of 4,156 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2006. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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