analysis of test ban treaty vote: 13 october 1999

Below are the 1st dimension W-NOMINATE scores for the members of the 106th Senate along with how they voted on the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. All the Democrats except Byrd (D-WV) voted for the treaty along with the 3 left-most Republicans -- Specter (R-PA), Chafee (R-RI), and Jeffords (R-VT) -- along with Gordon Smith a moderate Republican from Oregon. The vote classifies perfectly except for Gordon Smith -- 98 of 99 Senators are correctly classified with a PRE of .979.

106 14914 12 NEW JER D LAUTENBERG  -0.991  Y
106 49101 33 MINNESO D WELLSTONE   -0.988  Y
106 14230 31 IOWA    D HARKIN      -0.987  Y
106 15011 71 CALIFOR D BOXER       -0.983  Y
106 14709 23 MICHIGA D LEVIN, CARL -0.957  Y
106 29142  5 RHODE I D REED        -0.941  Y
106 49308 73 WASHING D MURRAY      -0.934  Y
106 15021 21 ILLINOI D DURBIN      -0.926  Y
106 14400 82 HAWAII  D AKAKA       -0.923  Y
106 15703 25 WISCONS D KOHL        -0.922  Y
106 14101 11 DELAWAR D BIDEN       -0.921  Y
106 10808  3 MASSACH D KENNEDY, ED -0.909  Y
106 13039 52 MARYLAN D SARBANES    -0.907  Y
106 14440 52 MARYLAN D MIKULSKI    -0.901  Y
106 14617 37 SOUTH D D DASCHLE     -0.893  Y
106 15054 65 NEVADA  D REID        -0.871  Y
106 49701 44 GEORGIA D CLELAND     -0.864  Y
106 14307  6 VERMONT D LEAHY       -0.849  Y
106 14922 56 WEST VI D ROCKEFELLER -0.846  Y
106 14858 13 NEW YOR D SCHUMER     -0.836  Y
106 14920  3 MASSACH D KERRY, JOHN -0.834  Y
106  4812 82 HAWAII  D INOUYE      -0.823  Y
106 49902 47 NORTH C D EDWARDS     -0.822  Y
106 15700 65 NEVADA  D BRYAN, RICH -0.819  Y
106 15071 12 NEW JER D TORRICELLI  -0.818  Y
106 14213  1 CONNECT D DODD        -0.813  Y
106 14871 72 OREGON  D WYDEN       -0.810  Y
106 11204 48 SOUTH C D HOLLINGS    -0.805  Y
106 15705 40 VIRGINI D ROBB        -0.802  Y
106 49300 71 CALIFOR D FEINSTEIN   -0.799  Y
106 15503 43 FLORIDA D GRAHAM, BOB -0.799  Y
106 49309 25 WISCONS D FEINGOLD    -0.793  Y
106 14508 13 NEW YOR D MOYNIHAN    -0.791  Y
106 15425 37 SOUTH D D JOHNSON     -0.784  Y
106 15704  1 CONNECT D LIEBERMAN   -0.761  Y
106 49901 22 INDIANA D BAYH        -0.761  Y
106 14812 36 NORTH D D DORGAN      -0.745  Y
106 14203 64 MONTANA D BAUCUS      -0.744  Y
106 14912 66 NEW MEX D BINGAMAN    -0.742  Y
106 15502 36 NORTH D D CONRAD      -0.737  Y
106 15702 35 NEBRASK D KERREY, BOB -0.731  Y
106 29305 42 ARKANSA D LINCOLN     -0.680  Y
106 49702 45 LOUISIA D LANDRIEU    -0.672  Y
106  1366 56 WEST VI D BYRD, ROBER -0.665  P
106 13056 45 LOUISIA D BREAUX      -0.504  Y
106 14910 14 PENNSYL R SPECTER      0.100  Y Cutpoint Between 
106 14500  5 RHODE I R CHAFEE       0.234  Y Jeffords and Snowe
106 14240  6 VERMONT R JEFFORDS     0.288  Y ********
106 14661  2 MAINE   R SNOWE        0.322  N  ********
106 49703  2 MAINE   R COLLINS      0.378  N
106 49500 23 MICHIGA R ABRAHAM      0.487  N
106 15020 24 OHIO    R DEWINE       0.490  N
106 11044 11 DELAWAR R ROTH, WILLI  0.500  N
106 14712 40 VIRGINI R WARNER       0.508  N
106 49705 72 OREGON  R SMITH, GORD  0.510  Y
106 49900 21 ILLINOI R FITZGERALD   0.528  N
106 14506 22 INDIANA R LUGAR        0.560  N
106 14503 67 UTAH    R HATCH        0.576  N
106 12109 81 ALASKA  R STEVENS      0.580  N
106 14103 66 NEW MEX R DOMENICI     0.586  N
106 14904 73 WASHING R GORTON       0.602  N
106 14852 32 KANSAS  R ROBERTS      0.603  N
106 49903 24 OHIO    R VOINOVICH    0.603  N
106 49307 67 UTAH    R BENNETT      0.607  N
106 49306 49 TEXAS   R HUTCHISON,   0.618  N
106 29141 14 PENNSYL R SANTORUM     0.631  N
106 15501 34 MISSOUR R BOND         0.632  N
106 14226 31 IOWA    R GRASSLEY     0.636  N
106 49502 54 TENNESS R FRIST        0.640  N
106 94659 41 ALABAMA R SHELBY       0.649  N
106 95407 62 COLORAD R CAMPBELL     0.655  N
106 15039 61 ARIZONA R MCCAIN       0.658  N
106 14921 51 KENTUCK R MCCONNELL    0.661  N
106 49704 35 NEBRASK R HAGEL        0.677  N
106  9369 48 SOUTH C R THURMOND     0.691  N
106 14009 46 MISSISS R COCHRAN      0.695  N
106 14907 81 ALASKA  R MURKOWSKI    0.712  N
106 49301 44 GEORGIA R COVERDELL    0.751  N
106 49501 34 MISSOUR R ASHCROFT     0.753  N
106 29306 42 ARKANSA R HUTCHINSON,  0.755  N
106 29523 32 KANSAS  R BROWNBACK    0.756  N
106 49503 54 TENNESS R THOMPSON     0.764  N
106 15037 43 FLORIDA R MACK         0.766  N
106 29367 33 MINNESO R GRAMS        0.767  N
106 14031 46 MISSISS R LOTT         0.768  N
106 14826  4 NEW HAM R GREGG        0.774  N
106 49700 41 ALABAMA R SESSIONS     0.777  N
106 15701 64 MONTANA R BURNS        0.780  N
106 15633 68 WYOMING R THOMAS       0.813  N
106 14809 63 IDAHO   R CRAIG        0.831  N
106 15406 51 KENTUCK R BUNNING      0.846  N
106 29345 63 IDAHO   R CRAPO        0.849  N
106 15429 61 ARIZONA R KYL          0.850  N
106 49706 68 WYOMING R ENZI         0.888  N
106 29108 62 COLORAD R ALLARD       0.894  N
106 14105 47 NORTH C R HELMS        0.898  N
106 15424 53 OKLAHOM R INHOFE       0.911  N
106 14908 53 OKLAHOM R NICKLES, DO  0.927  N
106 14628 49 TEXAS   R GRAMM, PHIL  0.945  N
106 15116  4 NEW HAM R SMITH, ROBE  0.958  N