Elections and Offices — Dec 31, 1993
Sen. Lloyd Bentsen [D-TX, 1971-1993] leaves office as Senator from Texas.
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Former Senator from Texas, Democrat
Bentsen, a Democrat, was a senator from Texas from 1971 to 1993.
He was previously the representative for Texas's 15th congressional district (1947-1954).
Our unique analysis of the bills Bentsen sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bentsen is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Bentsen sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (21%) Health (20%) Taxation (14%) Social Welfare (12%) Environmental Protection (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Education (8%) Private Legislation (7%)
Some of Bentsen’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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