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Sen. Malcolm Wallop

Former Senator from Wyoming, Republican

Wallop, a Republican, was a senator from Wyoming from 1977 to 1994.

Photo of Sen. Malcolm Wallop [R-WY, 1977-1994]

Analysis

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

Enacted Legislation

Wallop was the primary sponsor of 13 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Wallop sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (23%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (20%) Taxation (11%) Environmental Protection (11%) Law (9%) Housing and Community Development (9%) Labor and Employment (9%) Economics and Public Finance (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1977 to Dec 1994, Wallop missed 620 of 7,289 roll call votes, which is 8.5%. This is much worse than the median of 3.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: