Sen. Gary Hart
Former Senator from Colorado
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See Also: Bioguide
Hart was a far-left Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Hart’s time serving in the Senate. Hart’s bills had a total of 174 cosponsors in the 99th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Hart to other members of the Senate in the 99th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Hart’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 2465 (99th): A bill to amend section 207(e) of title 18, United States Code, ...
- S. 2415 (99th): Fair Foundations Act
- S.Con.Res. 131 (99th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that the Soviet ...
- S. 2127 (99th): Competitive America Trade Reform Act of 1986
- S.J.Res. 277 (99th): A joint resolution to establish a Trust Fund for Democracy in the ...
- S. 2041 (99th): Gramm-Rudman Repeal Act
- S.Con.Res. 103 (99th): A concurrent resolution to commend Bishop Desmond Tutu for his courageous work ...
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From Jan 1975 to Oct 1986, Hart missed 665 of 5,859 roll call votes, which is 11.4%. This is worse than the median of 5.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1986. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills