Sen. Ben Campbell

Former Senator from Colorado, Republican

Campbell, a Republican, was a senator from Colorado from 1993 to 2004.

He was previously the representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district (1987-1992; Democrat).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Campbell sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2004. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Campbell is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Campbell was the primary sponsor of 39 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Campbell sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (24%) Economics and Public Finance (16%) Native Americans (13%) Law (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Health (7%)

Recent Bills

Some of Campbell’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Feb 1993 to Dec 2004, Campbell missed 165 of 4,235 roll call votes, which is 3.9%. This is much worse than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2004. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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