Sen. Ken Salazar

Former Senator from Colorado

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2005-2009 Senator,
Colorado

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Sponsorship Analysis

Salazar was a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Salazar’s time serving in the Senate. Salazar’s bills had a total of 12 cosponsors in the 111th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Salazar to other members of the Senate in the 111th 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 Salazar’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 2005 to Jan 2009, Salazar missed 12 of 1,307 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 2009. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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