Sen. Dewey Bartlett

Former Senator from Oklahoma, Republican

Bartlett, a Republican, was a senator from Oklahoma from 1973 to 1978.



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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bartlett is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Bartlett was the primary sponsor of 14 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

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%) Armed Forces and National Security (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

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