Sen. Donald Riegle Jr.

Former Senator from Michigan

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1976-1994 Senator,
1967-1974 Representative,
Michigan's 7th District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Riegle was a moderate Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Riegle’s time serving in the Senate. Riegle’s bills had a total of 485 cosponsors in the 103rd Congress.

Use this chart to compare Riegle to other members of the Senate in the 103rd Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1977 to Dec 1994, Riegle missed 349 of 7,256 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is worse than the median of 3.3% 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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