Fritz Hollings

Ernest Frederick "Fritz" Hollings was an American politician who served as a United States Senator from South Carolina from 1966 to 2005. A conservative Democrat, he was also the 106th governor of South Carolina and the 77th lieutenant governor of South Carolina. He served alongside Democrat turned Republican Senator Strom Thurmond for 36 years, making them the longest-serving Senate duo in history. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Fritz Hollings has 638 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 Forum. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 63 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1985 with an average of 3,776 views per program. Most appearances with Walter F. Mondale (7), Gary Hart (7), Byron L. Dorgan (7). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Telecommunication, South Carolina.

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U.S. Senator, D-SC January 1, 1966 - January 4, 2005 Videos: 635

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Making Government Work</em>

    Making Government Work

    Former Senator Fritz Hollings talked about his book Making Government Work (University of South Carolina Press; July 10,…

  • <em>Making Government Work</em>

    Making Government Work

    Former Senator Ernest F. “Fritz” Hollings talked about his book, Making Government Work, published by University of South…

  • Democratic Party Agenda

    Democratic Party Agenda

    Senator Biden was the keynote speaker at the Galivants Ferry Stump, introduced by former Senator Fritz Hollings. After his speech…

  • South Carolina Democratic Party Event

    South Carolina Democratic Party Event

    Gov. Mark Warner spoke at the South Carolina Democratic Party’s First Annual Governor’s Appreciation Dinner that took place…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

  • Intelligence Reform Proposals

    Intelligence Reform Proposals

    Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger spoke about the September 11 Commission’s findings and recommendations. He spoke about the…

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Historical Member of Congress Record

Former District Map
Former Ideology Rankings

Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .


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    • Voting Record: NAN%
    • Votes Against Party Majority: 0

Floor Activity

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