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Sen. George “Hank” Brown

Former Senator for Colorado

Brown was a senator from Colorado and was a Republican. He served from 1991 to 1996.

He was previously the representative for Colorado’s 4th congressional district as a Republican from 1981 to 1990.

Photo of Sen. George “Hank” Brown [R-CO, 1991-1996]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Brown is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the Senate in 1996 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 Brown sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Brown 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 at least about half 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

Brown sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (21%) Economics and Public Finance (15%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (15%) Law (12%) International Affairs (11%) Environmental Protection (9%) Commerce (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1991 to Oct 1996, Brown missed 12 of 2,193 roll call votes, which is 0.5%. This is better than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1996. 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: