Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2005
Sen. Ben Campbell [R-CO, 1993-2004] leaves office as Senator from Colorado.
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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).
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)
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%)
Some of Campbell’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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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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