Sen. Dennis DeConcini

Former Senator from Arizona, Democrat

DeConcini, a Democrat, was a senator from Arizona from 1977 to 1994.



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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). DeConcini is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

DeConcini was the primary sponsor of 73 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

DeConcini sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (19%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Commerce (15%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (12%) Health (8%) Law (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1977 to Dec 1994, DeConcini missed 551 of 7,289 roll call votes, which is 7.6%. This is much worse than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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