Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2015
Sen. Mark Pryor [D-AR, 2003-2014] leaves office as Senator from Arkansas.
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Former Senator from Arkansas, Democrat
Pryor, a Democrat, was a senator from Arkansas from 2003 to 2014.
Our unique analysis of the bills Pryor sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2014. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Pryor is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Pryor sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (25%) Health (18%) Taxation (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Commerce (11%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) Energy (6%) Science, Technology, Communications (6%)
Some of Pryor’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2003 to Dec 2014, Pryor missed 54 of 3,816 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is on par with the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2014. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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