Sen. Kent Conrad

Former Senator from North Dakota, Democrat

Conrad, a Democrat, was a senator from North Dakota from 1992 to 2012.

He was previously a senator from North Dakota (1987-1992).



Our unique analysis of the bills Conrad 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). Conrad is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Conrad sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (20%) Health (18%) Finance and Financial Sector (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Education (8%) Energy (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1987 to Jan 2013, Conrad missed 115 of 8,706 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is better than 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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