Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D)

Former Senator from Arkansas

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1999-2010 Senator Arkansas
1993-1996 Representative Arkansas's 1st District

See Also: Lincoln's Official Website | OpenSecrets | VoteSmart | Bioguide | C-SPAN

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

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

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1999 to Dec 2010, Lincoln missed 77 of 3,978 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. This is better than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2010. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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