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Sen. Dewey Bartlett

Former Senator for Oklahoma

Bartlett was a senator from Oklahoma and was a Republican. He served from 1973 to 1978.

Photo of Sen. Dewey Bartlett [R-OK, 1973-1978]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Bartlett is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the Senate in 1978 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Bartlett sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Bartlett was the primary sponsor of 17 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bartlett sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Native Americans (22%) Taxation (18%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Law (10%) Energy (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Education (9%) Private Legislation (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1973 to Oct 1978, Bartlett missed 334 of 3,605 roll call votes, which is 9.3%. This is on par with 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

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: