Sen. Howell Heflin

Former Senator from Alabama

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1979-1996 Senator,
Alabama

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Heflin was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Heflin’s time serving in the Senate. Heflin’s bills had a total of 38 cosponsors in the 104th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Heflin to other members of the Senate in the 104th Congress on leadership and ideology.

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Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Feb 1979 to Oct 1996, Heflin missed 214 of 7,042 roll call votes, which is 3.0%. This is worse 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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