Sen. William Roth Jr.

Former Senator from Delaware


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1971-2000 Senator Delaware
1967-1970 Representative Delaware's At-Large District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Roth is shown as a purple triangle. (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 446 of 12,886 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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