Sen. Floyd Haskell

Former Senator from Colorado, Democrat

Haskell, a Democrat, was a senator from Colorado from 1973 to 1978.

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Haskell 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). Haskell is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Haskell sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (27%) Taxation (16%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Agriculture and Food (11%) Energy (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Private Legislation (8%) Labor and Employment (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Oct 1978, Haskell missed 599 of 3,605 roll call votes, which is 16.6%. This is worse than 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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