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How Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN) voted with the President


Bayh voted with the President 85% during Jan. 1, 2009 - Dec. 31, 2010, over all 696 votes in the Senate.

Among the 120 Senators who served sometime in this period, this record ranked the 62nd (bottom 42nd percentile) out of 106 (14 excluded for insufficient history).

This view ranks all legislators in the group by how often they agree with the President in the selected time period. Each legislator is shown as a bar (blue for Democrat, red for Republican, and orange for Bayh). For a large group, only a selected subset of the bars are labeled, but you can always mouse-over or double-click a bar for details.

This view shows how legislators vote with President over time within the selected period. The percent agreement at a particular time is calculated using a window of 90 days centered at that time. Each legislator is shown as a timeline (blue for Democrat, red for Republican, and orange for Bayh). For a large group, only a selected subset of the timelines are shown, along with a density plot of the time-varying percent agreement distribution (blue for Democrat, red for Republican, and darker shades means higher density). You can always mouse-over or double-click a timeline for details.

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OriginalJan. 1, 2009 - Dec. 31, 2010 85% the bottom 42nd percentile
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