Sen. Byron Dorgan (D)

Former Senator from North Dakota

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1992-2010 Senator North Dakota
1981-1992 Representative North Dakota's At-Large District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Dorgan sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his 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). Dorgan is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Feb 1993 to Dec 2010, Dorgan missed 108 of 6,233 roll call votes, which is 1.7%. 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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