Sen. Harold Hughes
Former Senator from Iowa
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Hughes was a far-left Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Hughes’s time serving in the Senate.
Use this chart to compare Hughes to other members of the Senate in the 93rd Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Bill Sponsorship & Cosponsorship
Some of Hughes’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 4190 (93rd): A bill to amend chapter 41 of title 10, United States Code, ...
- S. 3144 (93rd): A bill for the relief of Gregg Kenneth LeDuc.
- S. 2876 (93rd): A bill for the relief of Carmichael C. Peters.
- S. 2853 (93rd): A bill to provide for the relief of Lt. (jg.) Charles W. ...
- S. 2472 (93rd): A bill for the relief of Colonel Paul H. Thompson, United States ...
- S. 1788 (93rd): A bill to authorize the modification of the project for flood protection ...
- S.J.Res. 102 (93rd): Joint resolution to authorize and request the President to proclaim June 17, ...
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From Jan 1969 to Dec 1974, Hughes missed 403 of 2,690 roll call votes, which is 15.0%. This is worse than the median of 11.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- 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
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills