Sen. Pete Domenici

Former Senator from New Mexico, Republican

Domenici, a Republican, was a senator from New Mexico from 1973 to 2008.



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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Domenici is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Domenici sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (20%) Economics and Public Finance (18%) Environmental Protection (13%) Law (12%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (10%) Water Resources Development (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1973 to Dec 2008, Domenici missed 906 of 14,551 roll call votes, which is 6.2%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2008. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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