Sen. Dale Bumpers

Former Senator from Arkansas

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1975-1998 Senator,
Arkansas

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Bumpers was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Bumpers’s time serving in the Senate. Bumpers’s bills had a total of 83 cosponsors in the 105th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Bumpers to other members of the Senate in the 105th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1975 to Oct 1998, Bumpers missed 691 of 10,089 roll call votes, which is 6.8%. This is worse than the median of 1.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1998. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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