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Sen. Floyd Haskell

Former Senator for Colorado

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

Photo of Sen. Floyd Haskell [D-CO, 1973-1978]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Haskell is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the Senate in 1978 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 Haskell sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Haskell was the primary sponsor of 7 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

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%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Energy (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

Missed Votes

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

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: