Legislative Process and the President, Ronald Reagan
Summary Year 1981
Highest number: 353 (Reagan, I)Lowest number: 1 (Reagan, I)Average number: 51
Ragsdale, Lyn. "Table 8-3 Presidential Signing Statements, Hoover to Obama, I." In Vital Statistics on the Presidency, 4th ed., 493-5. Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2014.
- Coded from the compilation of signing statements found at the American Presidency Project, www.presidency.ucsb.edu. Keywords “constitution” and “signing” were used in the search engine to create a database of signing statements with possible constitutional objections. From this population, individual signing statements were read to ascertain whether constitutional objections were in fact presented.