Sen. Evan Bayh

Former Senator from Indiana, Democrat

Bayh, a Democrat, was a senator from Indiana from 1999 to 2010.



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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bayh is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bayh sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (20%) Health (15%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Commerce (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Taxation (10%) Law (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1999 to Dec 2010, Bayh missed 77 of 3,978 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2010. 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: