Sen. William Saxbe
Former Senator for Ohio
Saxbe is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the Senate in 1974 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Saxbe sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. See full analysis methodology.
Saxbe sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Recently Introduced Bills
Saxbe recently introduced the following legislation:
- S. 2560 (93rd): A bill for the relief of Ellen Yin-Hsian Niu.
- S. 2526 (93rd): American Railroad Consolidation Act
- S. 2309 (93rd): A bill to change the name of the Lockbourne Air Force Base, …
- S. 2152 (93rd): A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to limit, and …
- S. 2261 (93rd): A bill for the relief of George Krambousasnos.
- S. 2066 (93rd): National Emergency Energy Coordination Act
- S. 1862 (93rd): A bill to provide for the establishment of the Cuyahoga Valley National …
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
From Jan 1969 to Dec 1973, Saxbe missed 710 of 2,215 roll call votes, which is 32.1%. This is much worse than the median of 13.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1973. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- 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
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills