Sen. David Pryor

Former Senator from Arkansas

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1979-1996 Senator,
1965-1972 Representative,
Arkansas's 4th District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Pryor was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Pryor’s time serving in the Senate. Pryor’s bills had a total of 91 cosponsors in the 104th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Pryor to other members of the Senate in the 104th 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 Pryor’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Feb 1979 to Oct 1996, Pryor missed 577 of 7,041 roll call votes, which is 8.2%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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