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Rep. Donald Brotzman

Former Representative for Colorado’s 2nd District

Brotzman, a Republican, was the representative for Colorado's 2nd congressional district from 1967 to 1974.

He was previously the representative for Colorado's 2nd congressional district (1963-1964).


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Brotzman is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1974 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 Brotzman sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Brotzman was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:

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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 about one third or more 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

Brotzman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Environmental Protection (25%) Taxation (15%) Government Operations and Politics (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Social Welfare (9%) Labor and Employment (9%) Energy (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1963 to Dec 1974, Brotzman missed 149 of 2,879 roll call votes, which is 5.2%. This is better than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. 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: