Sen. Lloyd Bentsen Jr. (D)

Former Senator from Texas

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1971-1993 Senator Texas
1953-1954 Representative Texas's 15th District
1947-1952 Representative Texas's 15th District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. 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)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Primary Sources

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