Sen. George “Hank” Brown

Former Senator from Colorado, Republican

Brown, a Republican, was a senator from Colorado from 1991 to 1996.

He was previously the representative for Colorado's 4th congressional district (1981-1990).



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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Brown is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Brown was the primary sponsor of 4 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

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

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