Sen. Don Nickles

Former Senator from Oklahoma, Republican

Nickles, a Republican, was a senator from Oklahoma from 1981 to 2004.


Sponsorship Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2004. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Nickles is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Nickles sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Commerce (20%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Taxation (14%) Law (12%) International Affairs (12%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%) Health (9%) Immigration (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1981 to Dec 2004, Nickles missed 124 of 8,590 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is on par with the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2004. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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