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Sen. Paul Hatfield

Former Senator for Montana

Hatfield was a senator from Montana and was a Democrat. He served from 1978 to 1978.

Photo of Sen. Paul Hatfield [D-MT, 1978-1978]

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Hatfield is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the Senate in 1978 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Hatfield sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Hatfield was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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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 at least about half 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

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1978 to Oct 1978, Hatfield missed 105 of 519 roll call votes, which is 20.2%. This is much worse than the median of 12.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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