Sen. Herman Talmadge

Former Senator from Georgia

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1957-1980 Senator Georgia

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Talmadge was a centrist Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Talmadge’s time serving in the Senate. Talmadge’s bills had a total of 262 cosponsors in the 96th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Talmadge to other members of the Senate in the 96th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1957 to Dec 1980, Talmadge missed 1,195 of 8,933 roll call votes, which is 13.4%. This is worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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