Sen. Peter Dominick

Former Senator from Colorado, Republican

Dominick, a Republican, was a senator from Colorado from 1963 to 1974.

He was previously the representative for Colorado's 2nd congressional district (1961-1962).



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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Dominick is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Dominick was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Dominick sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Labor and Employment (20%) Private Legislation (20%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (17%) Taxation (15%) Education (10%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%) Health (7%) Government Operations and Politics (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1963 to Dec 1974, Dominick missed 917 of 4,386 roll call votes, which is 20.9%. This is much worse than the median of 13.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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