Sen. Herman Talmadge

Former Senator from Georgia


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1957-1980 Senator Georgia

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Talmadge is shown as a purple triangle. (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 1,198 of 9,047 roll call votes, which is 13.2%. 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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