Sen. William Roth Jr.

Former Senator from Delaware

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1971-2000 Senator,
1967-1971 Representative,
Delaware's At-Large District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Roth was a centrist Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Roth’s time serving in the Senate. Roth’s bills had a total of 276 cosponsors in the 106th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Roth to other members of the Senate in the 106th 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 Roth’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Feb 1971 to Dec 2000, Roth missed 447 of 12,862 roll call votes, which is 3.5%. This is worse than the median of 1.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2000. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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