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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).

Photo of Sen. Ben Campbell [R-CO, 1993-2004]

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 50 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

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%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Transportation and Public Works (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

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: