Sen. Jeff Bingaman [D]

Former Senator from New Mexico

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1983-2012 Senator New Mexico

Sponsorship Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bingaman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bingaman sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Energy (19%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (19%) Health (14%) Taxation (12%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Economics and Public Finance (9%) Environmental Protection (8%) Law (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Feb 1983 to Jan 2013, Bingaman missed 211 of 10,108 roll call votes, which is 2.1%. This is on par with the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 2013. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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