Sen. Mark Hatfield [R]

Former Senator from Oregon

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1967-1996 Senator Oregon

Sponsorship Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hatfield is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hatfield sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (23%) Economics and Public Finance (18%) Education (14%) Health (12%) Environmental Protection (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Labor and Employment (8%) Commerce (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1967 to Oct 1996, Hatfield missed 1,659 of 12,874 roll call votes, which is 12.9%. This is much worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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