Sen. Clifford Hansen

Former Senator from Wyoming, Republican

Hansen, a Republican, was a senator from Wyoming from 1967 to 1978.

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Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hansen is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hansen sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (20%) Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Private Legislation (15%) Social Welfare (14%) Health (8%) Environmental Protection (8%) Agriculture and Food (8%) Education (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1967 to Oct 1978, Hansen missed 464 of 5,822 roll call votes, which is 8.0%. This is better than the median of 12.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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