Sen. David Karnes

Former Senator from Nebraska, Republican

Karnes, a Republican, was a senator from Nebraska from 1987 to 1988.



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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1988. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Karnes is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Karnes sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (21%) Environmental Protection (21%) Transportation and Public Works (14%) Labor and Employment (14%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Agriculture and Food (14%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Mar 1987 to Oct 1988, Karnes missed 131 of 769 roll call votes, which is 17.0%. This is much worse than the median of 5.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1988. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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